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Madeline now a hurricane forecast to gain more strength, on track for Hawaii

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At 11 p.m. HST Sunday (Aug 28), the center of Hurricane Madeline was located about 755 miles (1,215 km). Madeline is moving toward the west-northwest near 10 mph (17 km/h) and this motion is expected to become westerly Monday and Tuesday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 85 mph (140 km/h) with higher gusts. Madeline is expected to strengthen slightly through Monday, then begin to weaken Tuesday.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 15 miles (30 km) from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 90 miles (150 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 984 mb (29.06 inches).

National Weather Service Presentation on Hurricanes.

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For links to the latest weather forecasts, reports, radar and satellite imagery visit our Weather Page at hawaii247.com/weather

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