Category 3 Hurricane Ophelia
POSTED: Friday, September 30, 2011 - 9:13pm
UPDATED: Friday, September 30, 2011 - 9:21pm
Hurricane Ophelia, fourth Hurricane for the 2011 season, has strengthened and maximum sustained winds are near 120mph. Ophelia is moving due North at 17mph. Hurricane Ophelia will continue to move over warm ocean water and be in an environment capable of sustaining current strength. Forecast models show Ophelia weakening by the 48 hour forecast time frame.
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