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Eight-C weakens into remnant low while it drifts away from Hawaii

Track for Eight-C at 5 a.m. Sunday (Image Source: NOAA) Track for Eight-C at 5 a.m. Sunday (Image Source: NOAA)
Satellite image of Eight-C and Oho (Image Source: NOAA) Satellite image of Eight-C and Oho (Image Source: NOAA)
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A tropical depression has weakened into a remnant low approximately 1,160 miles southwest of Honolulu or 425 miles south-southwest of Johnston Island.

The Central Pacific Hurricane Center said at 5 a.m. Sunday, Eight-C, now a post-tropical cyclone, was drifting toward the northwest at 3 miles per hour. It is expected to turn to the west-northwest on Sunday with an increase in forward speed by Sunday night through Monday.

Eight-C had maximum sustained winds of 30 miles per hour with higher gusts. It is not expected to change in intensity over the next several days.

Eight-C is the 13th tropical cyclone in the Central North Pacific Basin, the most ever recorded so far.

Forecasters are also tracking Tropical Storm Oho to the south of the Big Island.

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