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Hurricane Lorenzo Huge Category 5 Reminiscent of Hurricane Hugo

Lorenzo is a large hurricane. Hurricane force winds extend up to 50 miles from the center, and hurricane force winds extend outward up to 275 miles. Lorenzo is forecast to turn to the northeast on Sunday. That track will keep the hurricane over the open Atlantic until Tuesday, when it could approach the Azores. “Regardless of Lorenzo’s exact track near the Azores, strong winds are becoming increasingly likely on the islands Tuesday night and Wednesday, and residents there should monitor the progress of the hurricane,” the hurricane center said. More on this