This graphic illustrates the high wind intensity in and around Hawaii on the morning of August 8, 2023. The roaring winds stoked and spread the fires on Maui which decimated the historic town of Lahaina.
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Maui Rises from Ashes After Losses in Lahaina
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Image by Wikiwillz via Monolithic Dome Institute (CC BY-SA 4.0)