Lane reaches hurricane strength

The center of Hurricane Lane was located about 1,780 miles east-southeast of Hilo and heading west-northwest at 15 mph, forecasters with the Miami-based National Hurricane Center said at 5 p.m. Hawaii time. It was packing 75 mph winds at the time.
Five-day outlook for Tropical Storm Lane issued Thursday evening. (NHC/Special to West Hawaii Today)

KAILUA-KONA — Tropical Storm Lane developed into a hurricane Thursday afternoon, National Hurricane Center forecasters said.