Hawaii in hot seat for tropical storms; extreme fluctuation is bigger picture

The following is a post from Christopher C. Burt on Weather Underground: Crazy Summer in Hawaii: Record Rainfall, Record Heat, and Snow! By: Christopher C. Burt , 10:09 PM GMT on August 26, 2015 Crazy Summer in Hawaii: Record Rainfall, Record Heat, and Snow! Although much media attention weather-wise (at least recently) for Hawaii has been about tropical storms (Kilo’s possible impact on the Hawaiian Isles and some more in the pipeline) an even more interesting story has been the exceptional rainfall that has drenched the islands in recent days and the on-going record hot summer. Despite a record warm…