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Oho strengthens to a hurricane, forecast to track away from Hawaii

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As of 11 p.m. Tuesday (Oct 6), Hurricane Oho was located about 515 miles (830 km) east of Hilo, Hawaii and moving towards the north northeast at 29 miles per hour (46 km/hr).

Presently Oho has maximum sustained winds of about 105 miles per hour (165 km/hr) with higher gusts. Hurricane force winds extend outward up to 35 miles (55 km) from the center, tropical storm force winds extend 175 miles (280 km) from the center. The latest forecast expects Oho to continue moving toward the northeast and increase forward speed through Thursday afternoon.

Currently no watches or warnings have been issued for Oho.

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Hurricane Oho moving northeast from south of Hawaii. October 4-6, 2015. Movie courtesy of NOAA-NASA GOES Project

NWS Infrared Satellite Image Loop

NWS Infrared Satellite Image Loop

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