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Hurricane Ignacio on track towards Hawaii, Tropical Storm Jimena behind it

National Hurricane Center 11 p.m. HST Wednesday (Aug 26) track update.

National Hurricane Center 11 p.m. HST Wednesday (Aug 26) track update.

The 8 p.m. HST Wednesday (Aug 26) Tropical Storm Wind five-day forecast for Ignacio and Jimeana.

The 8 p.m. HST Wednesday (Aug 26) Tropical Storm Wind five-day forecast for Ignacio and Jimeana.

As of 11 p.m. HST Wednesday (Aug 26) the center of Hurricane Ignacio was located about 1,205 miles (1,940 km) east-southeast of Hilo, Hawaii. Maximum sustained winds are about 85 mph (140 km/hr) with higher gusts moving west at 13 mph (20 km/hr). Hurricane force winds extend outward up to 25 miles (35 km) from the center and tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 70 miles (110 km) from the center.

Ignacio is forecast to continue strengthening. The Central Pacific Hurricane Center will track Ignacio once it enters the Central Pacific at 140ºW as shown on the maps. Behind Ignacio is Tropical Storm Jimena in the Eastern Pacific. Jimena is forecast to develop into a powerful hurricane in the next few days.

For a reminder of how to prepare during this hurricane system read these tips by HELCO or go to our ‘Be Prepared’ menu near the top of this page for hurricane information.

Tropical Storm Kilo, Hawaii, Hurricane Ignacio and Tropical Storm Jimena in this image taken at 11 p.m. HST Wednesday, August 26, 2015. Photo courtesy of NOAA-NASA GOES Project

Tropical Storm Kilo, Hawaii, Hurricane Ignacio and Tropical Storm Jimena in this image taken at 11 p.m. HST Wednesday, August 26, 2015. Photo courtesy of NOAA-NASA GOES Project

Full earth image taken at 11 p.m. HST Wednesday, August 26, 2015. Photo courtesy of NOAA-NASA GOES Project

Full earth image taken at 11 p.m. HST Wednesday, August 26, 2015. Photo courtesy of NOAA-NASA GOES Project

Mariner's advisory graphic at 11 p.m. HST Wednesday, August 26, 2015.

Mariner’s advisory graphic at 11 p.m. HST Wednesday, August 26, 2015.

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