Hurricane Julio downgraded to a Category 1 storm

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Associated Press

Posted on August 10, 2014 at 1:00 AM

Updated Sunday, Aug 10 at 1:31 AM

HONOLULU (AP) — The National Weather Service has downgraded Hurricane Julio to Category 1, the least powerful level.

Sam Houston, a forecaster with the weather service, says Julio's winds have weakened to about 92 mph or 80 knots.

The hurricane is about 355 miles northeast of Hilo and 510 miles east of Honolulu. Julio is expected come closest to Hawaii early Sunday and linger near the state into Monday.

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