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Hawaii braces for Hurricanes Iselle and Julio
Hawaii braces for Hurricanes Iselle and Julio

Two hurricanes continued to head toward Hawaii on Wednesday as officials in Hilo announced school closures and warned visitors and residents to prepare for possible heavy rains, strong winds, dangerous swells and flash flooding. Hurricane Iselle has weakened since Monday, dropping from a Category 4 storm to a Category 1, according to Norman Hui, a meteorologist at the Central Pacific Hurricane Center. At last report, Iselle was 720 miles southeast of Hilo and heading toward the Big Island at a speed of 15 mph with maximum sustained winds of 85 mph. Hui said the storm is expected to hit the island on Thursday and, if it continues its track, could affect other islands, including Maui, Oahu...

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