Nicole strengthens into Category 4 hurricane


MIAMI – Forecasters say an “extremely dangerous” Hurricane Nicole has strengthened into a Category 4 storm headed for Bermuda.

The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says hurricane hunter aircraft show that Nicole’s maximum sustained winds have increased to 130 mph. The storm is about 180 miles south-southwest of Bermuda and is moving north-northeast at 12 mph.
Little change in strength is expected overnight. Forecasters expect Nicole to pick up speed and pass near or over Bermuda on Thursday. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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