Hurricane Henreitte moves west over Pacific

MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Henriette (hen-ree-EHT’) is moving west-northwest in the Pacific far from land.

Hurricane Henriette’s maximum sustained winds late Tuesday night are near 90 mph (150 kph) with additional strengthening possible into the night, followed by gradual weakening on Wednesday.

The hurricane is centered about 1485 miles (2390 kilometers) east of the Hawaiian islands and is moving west-northwest near 10 mph (17 kph). It was projected to follow a path that takes it well south of Hawaii.

Also in the Pacific, the National Hurricane Center in Miami says Gil is now a tropical depression, with maximum sustained winds near 35 mph (56 kph). Gil is centered about 1,185 miles (1907 kilometers) east-southeast of Honolulu, Hawaii and is moving west near 9 mph (15 kph).

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