Hilda has weakened into a remnant low south of the Big Island as it moves toward the west-southwest.
Forecasters said at 5 p.m. Thursday, Hilda was centered 275 miles south of Hilo, or 400 miles south-southeast of Honolulu, and was moving toward the west-southwest at 14 miles per hour.
Hilda's maximum sustained winds decreased to 30 miles per hour with higher gusts.
Even though Hilda is now a remnant low, there's still the chance for very heavy rainfall from Hilda or its remnants. The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Hawaii Island. Forecasters say the storm is expected to bring 4 to 8 inches of rainfall, possibly reaching 12 inches, along and north of its path.
Wind swells from Hilda have prompted the National Weather Service to also issue a High Surf Advisory for east-facing shores of the Big Island and Maui. The advisory will be in effect until 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
This is the eighth named storm in the Eastern Pacific so far this hurricane season.
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