Tropical Storm Lorenzo expected to become large, powerful hurricane

Posted at 11:17 AM, Sep 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-24 05:59:15-04

Tropical Storm Lorenzo formed over the far eastern Atlantic Ocean on Monday. and is expected to become a large and powerful hurricane, according to the National Hurricane Center.

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The National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Lorenzo is expected to become a large and powerful hurricane.

The Latest

  • Location: 310 miles southwest of the southernmost Cabo Verde Islands
  • Maximum sustained winds: 65 mph
  • Movement: West-northwest at 16 mph

Watches and Warnings

  • Tropical Storm Warning: N/A
  • Tropical Storm Watch: N/A

NHC says "Lorenzo is moving toward the west-northwest near 16 mph, and this general motion with some decrease in forward speed is expected for the next couple of days, followed by a turn to the northwest on Thursday."

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