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Hector enters the Central Pacific as a Category 4 Hurricane

At 11:00 PM HST, the center of Hurricane Hector was located 1010 miles ESE of Hilo, Hawaii. Hector is moving toward the west near 15 mph. A motion toward the west-northwest at an increased forward speed is expected through Tuesday, followed by a westward motion Tuesday night through Friday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 140 mph with higher gusts. Hector is a category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Some fluctuations in intensity are expected tonight and Monday, followed by gradual weakening Monday night through Wednesday.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 35 miles from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 105 miles.



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