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Tropical Depression Eighteen-E forms in the Pacific

Eastern North Pacific Tropical Depression Eighteen-E continues to move westward far away from land. It’s centered about 1580 miles (2545 km) east-southeast of South Point, Hawaii. It’s moving toward the west near 14 mph (22 km/h) and this general motion with a decrease in forward speed is expected during the next couple of days. After that time, a turn toward the north and then northeast is predicted when the system becomes embedded in the flow ahead of a large trough.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts. Strengthening during the next 48 hours is forecast, and the depression could become a tropical storm by tonight – and a hurricane sometime during the weekend. The next name on the eastern North Pacific list is “Nora”.

STAY INFORMED: MAUIWatch will continue to monitor the situation and notify the public if we are placed into a watch or warning. Download the free MAUIWatch APP for critical notifications at app.mauiwatch.com

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