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Update #2 on Hurricane Hector – Tuesday 8/7

Update #2 on Hurricane Hector – Tuesday 8/7

Hurricane Hector remains a category 4 storm and is expected to pass about 200 miles south of Hawaii’s Big Island late Tuesday and into Wednesday. The hurricane has maximum sustained winds of 130 mph with stronger gusts possible.  Forecasters expect the storm to lose strength over the next two days. A tropical storm watch is in effect for the Big Island, where high winds and dangerous surf are expected as Hector makes its way westward.

We will continue to monitor Hurricane Hector’s status throughout its course, and we will provide regular updates.

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Update #1 on Hurricane Hector – Monday 8/6

We are monitoring the status of Hurricane Hector which is now in the Central Pacific, about a thousand miles from the Hawaiian islands.  It is still anticipated to pass to the south of the Big Island as a category 3 storm on Wednesday.  Currently, parts of the Big Island (Hawaii) are forecast to experience tropical storm force winds, along with the island of Maui.

We will continue to monitor Hurricane Hector’s status throughout its course, and we will provide regular updates.