Hawaii Braces for First Hurricane in 20 Years

Hurricane Iselle is expected to make a direct hit on Hawaii, as crews prepare for 90 mph winds.
1:06 | 08/07/14

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that hurricane in the pacific. Could be the first to hit Hawaii's big island in more than 50 years. Ginger tracking it all. We've got two watching Julio by the weekend and will go north. Iselle is where our attention is directed this morning because it's less than 24 hours away going to hit tonight in Hawaii. You can see as a category 1 hurricane sustained winds max sustained at about 80 miles per hour and then start to weaken but still affects the other islands as well with gusts up to 60. Want to put this out there. You see the topgraphy. It has 14,000-foot top, two volcanoes and people wonder how will it affect it. Winds around Hilo, 74 miles per hour and that big Orange area, more like 58. Wind. Storm surge not as big an issue but something to look out for because the peak is so high the storm surge has a tough time to get in there. Waves could go up to 15, 20 feet.

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