on the International Space Station captured views of Hurricane Lane churning in
the Pacific Ocean Aug. 22 as it flew 254 miles south of the Hawaiian Islands at
12:47 p.m. EDT. At the time of the station’s pass, Lane was a major hurricane
packing winds of 155 miles an hour moving west-northwest on a track that would
bring the storm close to or over the islands between Wednesday and Saturday.
Hurricane warnings and watches were posted by the Central Pacific Hurricane
Center in Honolulu for the entire island chain.