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Monday morning Tropics check (10/29/2018)

Oscar advisory and forecast track (5:00am 10/29/2018)
Monday morning Tropics check (10/29/2018)
Posted at 4:30 AM, Oct 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-29 03:10:50-04

MIDWAY, Fl. (WTXL) -- Hurricane Oscar continues to swirl in the open Atlantic, though it is still no threat to land.

As of the 5:00am advisory, Oscar is a Category 1 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 80 mph. It was located nearly 620 miles SE of Bermuda.

The storm is expected to turn to the north tomorrow, and eventually to the northwest in the open Atlantic. It may intensify to a Category 2 hurricane, but it is no threat to land at this time.

Oscar is forecast to accelerate into the northern Atlantic where it will turn non-tropical by Wednesday. The storm is forecast to be north of the Azores by Friday.

You can catch the forecast on ABC 27 News starting at 5:00 each weekday morning, as well as ABC 27 News at Noon. First Alert Chief Meteorologist Casanova Nurse has your forecast at 5:00, 5:30, 6:00, and 11:00 this evening.

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