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Tropical Storm Nora Intensifying, Moving Northwest

October 11, 2015, 2:07 PM HST
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Tropical Storm Nora is slowly intensifying as it moves towards the northwest, according to the Central Pacific Hurricane Center.

As of 11 a.m., Tropical Storm Nora was located about 915 miles east-southeast of Hilo. The storm was circulating winds speeds of 70 miles per hour as it moved to the west-northwest at 14 mph.

Forecasters expect that Tropical Storm Nora will begin to gradually slow down through Monday and make a northwest turn late Monday through Tuesday.

It is also forecast that the storm will continue to strengthen as it moves along, potentially becoming a hurricane at some point Sunday evening. After reaching hurricane status, Nora is expect to begin to weaken Tuesday.

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