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Tropical Storm Madeline tracking towards Hawaii, increasing strength

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At 11 p.m. HST Friday (Aug 26), the center of Tropical Storm Madeline was located 1,150 miles east-southeast of Hilo. Madeline is moving toward the west-northwest near 10 mph (17 km/h). A northwestward motion with some decrease in forward speed is expected during the next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher gusts. Continued strengthening is forecast, and Madeline could become a hurricane Sunday night or Monday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles (95 km) from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1000 mb (29.53 inches).

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

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