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Flossie on Course for Hawaii

Plus, a 5.3 quake struck the Big Island last night

(Newser) - Hurricane Flossie is barreling towards Hawaii, expected to pass less than a hundred miles from the Big Island. The National Weather Service has declared a hurricane watch, and the governor has activated the National Guard. Schools have been shut down, and residents have been warned to stock up on food... More »

Flossie Expected to Chill Out

Hawaiian hurricane will downgrade to tropical storm

(Newser) - Hawaiians have been told the Category 4 hurricane raging 875 miles off their southeast coast will probably downgrade to a tropical storm by the time it passes by land in two or three days. Flossie was blowing at 135 mph this morning, but is soon expected to travel through cooler... More »

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