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Tropical Storm Oho having a hard time strengthening due to wind shear

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As of 11 p.m. Sunday (Oct 4), Tropical Storm Oho was located about 410 miles (660 km) south of Hilo on Hawaii Island and moving towards the north northeast at 1 miles per hour (2 km/hr).

Presently Oho is recording sustained winds of about 50 miles per hour (85 km/hr) with higher gusts. Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 115 miles (185 km) from the center. The latest forecast indicates Oho will have a difficult time becoming a hurricane due to wind shear tearing it apart. Currently showers and thunderstorms have been re-developing near the center of the system.

Currently no watches or warnings have been issued for Oho.

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