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Tuesday morning Tropics check (10/30/2018)

Posted at 4:30 AM, Oct 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-30 02:24:14-04

MIDWAY, Fl. (WTXL) -- Hurricane Oscar continues to intensify in the open Atlantic. The Category 2 hurricane is expected to speed up and turn NE today, quickly becoming non-tropical after midweek.

As of the latest advisory, Hurricane Oscar was located about 470 miles ESE of Bermuda. Maximum sustained winds were measured to be around 105 mph.

The storm is not expected to directly impact land, though it may increase surf and rip current hazards for Bermuda and the Azores.

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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