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Kilo to become Tropical Storm by Saturday night — Hawaii on alert, emergency proclamation issued

Five day track for Kilo (Central Pacific Hurricane Center)
Hawaii Governor has issued an emergency proclamation for Kilo following the gradual strengthening of the storm over next couple of days.

The Central Pacific Hurricane Center forecasts that Kilo will gradually strengthen over the next couple of days and become a tropical storm once again by Saturday night.

Kilo is moving toward the west near 16 MPH and the motion is expected to continue through Saturday.

"Given this forecast track," the hurricane center said, "interests in the Hawaiian islands should monitor the progress of Kilo."

At 11:00 PM HST, the center of Tropical Depression Kilo was located at 13.3N 156.5W.

450 miles S of Bradshaw Aaf
455 miles SSW of Hilo
445 miles S of Kailua-Kona
565 miles S of Honolulu

No coastal watches or warnings have been issued.