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Olivia Becomes a Tropical Storm as it Continues to Move Towards the State

At 2:00 PM HST, the center of Tropical Storm Olivia was located about 415 miles ENE of Hilo, Hawaii. Olivia is moving toward the west near 9 mph. A continued west to west-southwest motion is expected for the next few days. On the forecast track, the center of Olivia will be moving over the main Hawaiian Islands Tuesday night into Wednesday.

Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunters recently found that Olivia has become a tropical storm, with maximum sustained winds near 70 mph, with higher gusts. Gradual weakening is expected as Olivia continues to approach the main Hawaiian Islands.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for:
Maui County including the islands of Maui, Molokai, Lanai, and Kahoolawe Hawaii County

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for:
Oahu

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