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Hurricane Michael, September 5, 2012 11pm

Hurricane Michael, September 5, 2012 11pm

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Tropical Storm Michael intensified to a hurricane Wednesday night as it continues to move slowly to the northeast in the central Atlantic.

At 11 p.m., the center of the storm was about 1,060 miles west-southwest of the Azores.

Maximum sustained winds had increased to 75 mph with some higher gusts. The storm was moving northeast at 7 mph.

No watches or warnings are in place due to Michael.

The NHC forecasts that the system will turn toward the north-northwest on Friday.

CBSMiami Tropics Update | Tropics Tracker | Hurricane News

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