(HONOLULU) — Hurricane Iselle is on a track toward Hawaii and could bring heavy rain and strong winds to the state on the eve of Saturday's Primary Election.
Iselle was a major category 3 hurricane in the Eastern Pacific Sunday morning with sustained winds of 125 mph. The storm, about 1,305 miles east of Hilo, was moving west at 9 mph at 11 p.m. Hawaii time.
The current forecast track puts the center of the storm about 70 miles east southeast of Hilo Thursday evening as a weakening tropical storm.
The storm should begin to weaken as it crosses into the Central Pacific Tuesday.