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Hurricane Ophelia Meandering in the Atlantic

Picture of Hurricane Irma as it came ashore at Key West, Florida. Picture of Hurricane Irma as it came ashore at Key West, Florida. |  Photo: @NASKeyWest via ABC, File

October 12, 2017 12:15 PM

MIAMI (AP) - Hurricane Ophelia is meandering far out at sea in the eastern Atlantic, southwest of the Azores.

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The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the storm was located Thursday about 715 miles (1,145 kilometers) southwest of the Azores. Its top sustained winds were clocked at 90 mph (150 kph) and the storm is moving to the north-northeast at 2 mph (4 kph).

No coastal watches or warnings are in effect, though forecasters say residents of the eastern Azores should keep an eye on the storm.

Little change in strength is forecast during the next 48 hours.

The hurricane center's five-day forecast, which can change, has Ophelia heading toward the British Isles by Monday. That's a bit of an unusual track for Atlantic storms.

 


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