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Hurricane Warning Discontinued for Hawaii County

The Hurricane Warning has been discontinued for Hawaii County. A Tropical Storm Warning is now in effect for Hawaii County.

madeline15At 1100 AM HST (2100 UTC), the center of Hurricane Madeline was located near latitude 18.6 North, longitude 154.2 West. Madeline is moving toward the west near 13 mph (20 km/h). This general motion is expected to continue for the next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds are near 75 mph (120 km/h) with higher gusts.  Steady weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 10 miles (20 km) from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 125 miles (205 km). During the past couple of hours, tropical storm force winds of 43 mph gusting to 51 mph have been reported at Kamuela Airport in Hawaii County.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 991 mb (29.27 inches).

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