Ema now a post-tropical remnant low west of the islands

Ema now a post-tropical remnant low west of the islands
Ema has weakened into a tropical depression as it continues tracking away from the main Hawaiian islands. (Source: NOAA)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Ema is no longer a tropical cyclone.

The Central Pacific Hurricane Center said the former tropical storm was centered about 615 miles west-northest of Lihue. It was moving to the north-northwest as shearing upper level winds took their toll on the system.

Ema had maximum sustained winds of 35 miles per hour.

What’s left of Ema is expect to weaken into a trough later Monday.

A tropical storm watch for the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument has been canceled.

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