By Chyna Glenn – AccuWeather
Ignacio remains a powerful hurricane as it moves toward Hawaii, but the worst of Ignacio will narrowly miss Hawaii this week.
There are now three major hurricanes churning in the Pacific Ocean with Ignacio joining Hurricane Jimena and Hurricane Kilo in achieving that status.
Latest indications point toward Jimena remaining over the open waters of the Pacific this week, posing only hazards to shipping interests. Ignacio, on the other hand, will near Hawaii with some impacts set to be felt across the islands.
The good news is that based on the current track of Ignacio, Hawaii will escape the worst of the hurricane.
Ignacio is several hundred miles east-southeast of Hilo, Hawaii, and not expected to pass north of the islands until Monday night and Tuesday, but impacts will begin sooner.
“Ignacio will pass to the north of the Hawaiian Islands impacting the islands…
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