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Hurricane Sam forecast to strengthen rapidly this weekend

(CNN) — Sam started Thursday as a tropical storm, with winds of 35 mph, and ended the day at 70 mph -- a rapid intensification that occurs when a tropical cyclone strengthens by at least 35 mph in 24 hours. By Friday morning Sam had strengthened into a hurricane, and...
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Hurricane Sam is a Category 4 storm, but still well offshore

Hurricane Sam was a powerful Category 4 storm in the Atlantic Ocean, but forecasters said late Sunday that it had peaked in intensity. Sam was centered well offshore from land Monday morning, located about 800 miles east-southeast of the northern Leeward Islands, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in an advisory. It was traveling northwest at 8 mph.
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Tropics watch: Hurricane Sam could become Category 4 storm by Saturday

Sam has strengthened to a hurricane as of early Friday and has a chance of increasing to a Category 4 storm come Saturday, according to the National Hurricane Center. The system developed quickly, going from a tropical depression to a hurricane in less than 24 hours. Sam is forecast to...
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Tropical Storm Sam expected to rapidly intensify into major hurricane

Tropical Storm Sam, the 18th named storm of the season, is expected to be at hurricane strength by Friday and could be a major hurricane this weekend, according to the National Hurricane Center. Sam formed Thursday from Tropical Depression Eighteen and was moving west at 15 mph with maximum sustained winds of 70 mph, as of 11 p.m. Thursday, about 1,560 miles east-southeast of the boundary ...
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WITN

Sam now a hurricane; More strengthening expected

Hurricane Sam: What was Tropical Depression #18 only a few days ago is now Hurricane Sam. The movement direction and speed remain largely unchanged since it first formed, however it will take a more northwesterly turn later this weekend which could put it near Bermuda as we head through next week. As of the Friday morning update, Sam had 75 mph winds with a westerly movement at 15 mph. It is forecast to strengthen over the next 5 days reaching category 3-4 status over the weekend.
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The Post and Courier

Hurricane Sam picks up steam as it continues on a westward trek through the Atlantic

Hurricane Sam resumed its intensification the afternoon of Sept. 24 as it continued on a slow, westward trek through the Atlantic Ocean. The storm had strengthened to a hurricane overnight on Sept. 23, but dry air seen early Sept. 24 led to a momentary pause in intensification. With Sam's power growing again, forecasters with the National Hurricane Center predicted it could reach major hurricane status, a Category 3 or greater, by Sept. 25.
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WECT

First Alert Forecast: nice and settled at home, watching future Hurricane Sam

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Multiple inches of rain have drenched the Cape Fear Region since Monday. Your First Alert Weather Team will continue to field final, specific tallies Thursday as, mercifully, a fall cold front will deliver a much drier and more settled weather pattern. Lower dew point temperatures will feel refreshing during warm, sunny days and cool, clear nights!
WILMINGTON, NC

Hurricane Sam strengthens to a category 2 status

Hurricane Sam continues to gain strength and is expected to become a major hurricane this weekend. Hurricane Sam continues to be the main focus in the tropics as it moves to the west as a healthy category 2 hurricane. Sam is still forecast to become a major hurricane over the...
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WCNC

Tracking five tropical waves across the Atlantic Basin

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — We have a lot of active weather in the Atlantic Basin, so let's get right to it. There are five areas of interest, but one that is coming nowhere close to the United States. First, Invest 94-L (the area shaded in red) has a 90% chance of...
CHARLOTTE, NC
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