FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — Hurricane Douglas is now a major hurricane in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.
The storm is heading right towards Hawaii.
According to the National Hurricane Center, the storm's maximum winds are 120 mph, which makes it a Category 3 storm.
It's expected to strengthen a little bit today.
But it's going to begin weakening on Friday.
The storm is currently moving west northwest at 20 mph.
It's forecasted to make landfall in Hawaii sometime Sunday.
It will bring strong winds and heavy rainfall to the state over the weekend.
The islands are going to start experiencing tropical storm-force winds early Sunday morning.
Tropical storm-force winds are maximum winds above 39 mph.
They reach out to 105 miles from the eye of the hurricane.
Hurricane-force winds begin at 74 mph.
These reach out 25 miles from the center.
There are two systems that we are watching in the Atlantic.
Those systems are Tropical Storm Gonzalo and Tropical Depression Eight.
Both are expected to strengthen over the next 24 hours into Hurricane Gonzalo and Tropical Storm Hanna.