Hurricane Jimena Recap
Jimena tracked west from the eastern Pacific into the central Pacific Aug. 26-Sept. 9, 2015.
- Jimena peaked as a Category 4 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 150 mph on Aug. 29, 2015.
- At one point Aug. 29-Aug. 30, 2015, Jimena was one of three Category 4 equivalent hurricanes in the Pacific, joined by Kilo and Ignacio.
- Jimena passed north of Hawaii as a weakening system, but did bring high surf to the islands like several other tropical cyclones that have preceded it this season.
- The system was expected to enhance moisture in Hawaii Sept. 10-12, increasing the threat of heavy rainfall and flooding.