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Hurricane Hector Tropical Cyclone Update
NWS Central Pacific Hurricane Center Honolulu HI   EP102018
1000 AM HST Wed Aug 08 2018

...HECTOR MAINTAINS WEST MOVEMENT TO THE SOUTH OF THE BIG ISLAND...

The eye of Hurricane Hector is being tracked by the South Hawaii
WSR-88D radar as the tropical cyclone moves westward to the south
of the Big Island.

SUMMARY OF 1000 AM HST...2000 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...16.5N 155.0W
ABOUT 220 MI...355 KM S OF HILO HAWAII
ABOUT 380 MI...610 KM SSE OF HONOLULU HAWAII
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...115 MPH...185 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 275 DEGREES AT 16 MPH...26 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...959 MB...28.32 INCHES

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Forecaster Kodama


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