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Weakened Hurricane Julio passing north of Hawaii
Weakened Hurricane Julio passing north of Hawaii

Hawaiians coping with power outages and toppled trees from Tropical Storm Iselle breathed a sigh of relief Sunday as Hurricane Julio passed hundreds of miles north of the islands.  About noon local time, Julio was more than 300 miles north of Hilo on the Big Island, which got the worst of Iselle on Friday. Julio was expected to pass roughly 250 miles northeast of Maui later in the day. Julio has been downgraded to a Category 1 hurricane, with maximum sustained winds of 90 mph, according to the National Weather Service. It was still expected to produce large swells and high surf along most of the north- and east-facing shores of the main islands through Monday. Iselle swept through...

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