Forecast: Hurricane Madeline heading toward Big Island

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The latest forecast from the Central Pacific Hurricane Center shows the center of Hurricane Madeline passing just south of the Big Island late Wednesday and early Thursday as a Category 1 storm with sustained winds of 85 mph.

Strong winds, heavy rain, flooding, large waves, and coastal surge are all possible. The track, timing, and intensity of the storm could change so stay in touch with us on-air, online, and on your mobile device.

Weather today will be breezy with passing showers. Plenty of leeward sunshine will warm Honolulu to 90 degrees.

Surf is building along east shores due to energy from Madeline. Use extreme caution along east shores, especially on the Big Island and Maui.

Tropical Storm Warning for the Big Island.

Tropical Storm Watch for Maui County.

Hurricane Watch for the Big Island.

Flash Flood Watch for the Big Island starting Wednesday.

High Surf Warning for east shores of the Big Island and Maui island.

High Surf Advisory for east shores of all other islands.

Small Craft Advisory for the Pailolo Channel and Maalaea Bay

- Dan Cooke

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