Residents of West Maui, Hawaii are being ordered to evacuate due to increased risk of wildfire. With the combination of a prolonged dry spell and the threat of lightning, there are heightened safety concerns that demand the immediate action of evacuation. The extended hot spell and lack of rain is also leading to extreme temperatures and unpredictable winds, making the region vulnerable to possible catastrophe. Residents are being urged to move to safer ground in order to protect their lives and property.