Rain, landslides, flooding: Hurricane Lane's impact on Hawaii, in photos

Flooding near Hilo Hawaii Friday

Forecasters are keeping tabs on a pair of hurricanes spinning in the Eastern Pacific far east-southeast of the Hawaiian Islands.

At 11 p.m. EDT on August 28, Tropical Depression 16E strengthened into a tropical storm and was renamed Norman.

The National Weather Service Hurricane Center in Miami Florida issued an update on Tropical Storm Miriam at 5 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018.

Formation chance through 5 days.medium.50 percent.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 60 miles per hour (95 kph) with higher gusts.

Hurricane MatthewSeptember 28, 2016 - Tropical Storm Matthew forms over the Windward Islands.September 29, 2016 - Strengthens to a hurricane.September 30, 2016 - Matthew intensifies to a Category 5 hurricane throughout the day.October 1, 2016 - Weakens to a Category 4 hurricane.October 4, 2016 - Matthew makes landfall in Haiti as a Category 4 hurricane, tearing through the small Caribbean nation with 125 miles per hour (200 kph) winds and heavy rains that flood villages, raze crops, sweep away cattle and cut off parts of the island. Mountain View on the Big Island recorded 52.02 inches (132 centimeters) of rain from August 22 through Sunday.

Tropical Storm BarryJune 19 - Tropical Storm Barry forms in the southern Gulf of Mexico.June 20 - Weakens to a tropical depression and then later a post-tropical cyclone.

Hurricane JoaquinSeptember 28, 2015 - Tropical Storm Joaquin forms.September 30, 2015 - Strengthens into a hurricane and later in the evening becomes a Category 3 hurricane about 170 miles east of the central Bahamas.October 1, 2015 - The U.S. -flagged container ship El Faro, carrying a crew of 28 Americans and five Polish nationals, loses all communications at 7:20 a.m. ET near the Bahamas.

Tropical Storm JerrySeptember 30 - Tropical Storm Jerry develops in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean.October 2 - Weakens to a tropical depression.

No storm warnings or coastal watches were in effect. NASA research has shown that storms with cloud top temperatures that cold (that are very high in the troposphere) have the capability to generate heavy rain.

Tropical Storm Norman strengthened somewhat overnight and is forecast to turn out to be a typhoon this day.

Tropical Storm IdaSeptember 18, 2015 - Tropical Storm Ida forms.September 24, 2015 - Weakens to a tropical depression.

Some slight strengthening is possible during the next day or so, and Miriam could become a hurricane by Thursday.

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