MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Hurricane Nicole is weakening as it heads toward the Central Atlantic.READ MORE: MDFR Identifies "Voice In The Rubble" Victim
At 11 p.m. the storm was 255 miles northeast of Bermuda.
Nicole is moving toward the northeast near 21 mph. An east- northeastward motion at a slower forward speed is expected on Saturday.READ MORE: Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Bill That Bans 'Picketing And Protesting' Outside A Person's Home
Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 100 mph with higher gusts.
Weakening is forecast during the next 12 to 24 hours, but Nicole is expected to remain a powerful cyclone even when it could become a post-tropical cyclone on Saturday.
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