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Hurricane Erick is not expected to land, but it could bring wind and rain to Hawaii



The storm is unlikely to land, but parts of Hawaii may see more gusts and rain as Erick slips south of the Big Island on Thursday.

Hurricane Erick could whip the seawater to a height of 7 to 16 feet by Thursday night, according to a National Weather Service forecast published Monday.

Strong winds account for a large part of the storm, with sustained gusts expected to reach 110 mph – just a mile below a Category 3 hurricane, said CNN meteorologist Haley Brink.

It's still too early to tell if it rains the storm will hit Hawaii, said CNN meteorologist Haley Brink.

Hurricane Erick is the fifth storm that has found its way to the eastern Pacific this season. The Category 1
storm had reached sustained winds of 75 mph starting at 5 pm. Monday local time (11 pm ET), according to National Hurricane Center.

Tropical Storm Flossie is not far behind Erick and builds its strength farther east before it is expected to follow a similar trail south of Hawaii.

How Both Storms According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), surveillance will be done by radar.

According to NOAA, Flossie is expected to hit the hurricane by Tuesday, while Hurricane Erick will emerge from Hawaiian waters by Saturday.


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