Douglas approaching: County prepares for possible strike from tropical cyclone amid pandemic

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  • This National Weather Service map shows the projected forecast track of Hurricane Douglas as of 5 p.m. Wednesday.

  • This satellite photo from NASA shows Hurricane Douglas as it churns to the west-northwest toward the Hawaiian Islands.

Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami say it’s possible Hurricane Douglas could reach Hawaii Island at hurricane strength by Sunday, although forecasts predict it will arrive as a tropical storm.