The NWS said a rain gauge in Hanalei on the island of Kauai showed rain falling at a rate of over 4 inches an hour as moisture from Tropical Storm Lane continues to soak parts of the islands.
At 11 p.m. EDT on August 28, Tropical Depression 16E strengthened into a tropical storm and was renamed Norman.
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NASA's Aqua satellite provided valuable temperature data on Tropical Storm Norman in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.
Formation chance through 5 days.medium.60 percent.
The National Weather Service defines a hurricane as "an intense tropical weather system with well-defined circulation and sustained winds of 74 miles per hour (64 knots) or higher".
Miriam is expected to enter the Central Pacific basin, which is where Hawaii is located, this afternoon at which point forecasters with the Honolulu-based Central Pacific Hurricane Center will assume responsibility for monitoring the storm.More news: Serena Williams Wins US Open Match In Tutu Following Catsuit Ban
No storm warnings or coastal watches were in effect.
Hurricane Lane unleashed torrents of rain and landslides that blocked roads on Hawaii's mostly rural Big Island on Thursday as residents and tourists in the state's biggest city braced for the risky storm to come their way.
Now residents are keeping a watchful eye on Tropical Storm Miriam, which is spinning about 3,000 kilometres to the east and moving west towards Hawaii.
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In Hawaii after the arrival of hurricane lane set a new record for the number of showers in the United States.
Officials are reporting the first death associated with a powerful storm that initially threatened Hawaii as a hurricane and later weakened to a tropical depression.
"Over the next six weeks we will see a steady parade of strong tropical waves emerging from the coast of Africa, and some of these waves will be capable of acting as the seeds for the most unsafe type of Atlantic hurricanes - the Cape Verde storms", said Weather Underground co-founder Jeff Masters in his Category 6 blog.