Hurricane Ophelia update Friday evening Sept. 30, 2011

Hurricane Ophelia over the North Atlantic is now moving northward at 12kts with max winds near 100kts. Hurricane force winds extend outward 20-25nm and storm force (50kt+) winds extend out 40nm to the southeast and 60nm to the northeast. A tropical storm watch is in effect for Bermuda as Ophelia is forecast to pass east of Bermuda Saturday evening. Thereafter, Ophelia will start to accelerate north-northeastward and begin to weaken.

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