The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Warning for the island of Ni‘ihau. The warning may be extended, dropped or modified as conditions develop.
At 1:22 a.m., a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located 28 miles southwest of Barking Sands, moving northwest at 30 miles per hour.
Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely. This tornadic thunderstorm will remain over sparsely populated areas of Ni‘ihau in Kaua‘i County.