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Major Hurricane in the Atlantic

Hurricane strengthens to a Category 3

Sally

This will be the last update for Sally as the storm is fading. The storm continues to push through the state of Georgia, pushing the heavy rain into the Carolina's Thursday afternoon. As of 11am, winds were down to 25mph. It has pick up some forward speed, moving NE at 21 mph.

What is left of the storm will continue though South and North Carolina tonight and Friday. 

Credit: WXIA

Paulette

Paulette is now extra-tropical. 

Hurricane Teddy

Hurricane Teddy is now a Category 3, making it a major Hurricane. The storm will continue to push NW toward Bermuda. It is forecast to become a Cat 4 by Friday or Saturday. From there it will curve up toward Bermuda as a Cat 2 stay away from the United States.  

Credit: WXIA

Tropical Depression Vicky

Vicky has drop to a Tropical Depression, and will continue to fall apart as the storm remains out to sea.

Credit: WXIA

Potential Tropical systems

There are 2 additional tropical systems out there.  One in the western Gulf has a high risk of developing (90%).  Another one coming off the coast of Africa has a medium chance or developing this week (50%). 

Credit: WXIA

Which ever one develops first will be Wilford, the last name on the 2020 list.

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