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Tropical Storm Humberto expected to become hurricane Sunday night

The storm is about 165 mph east of Dayton Beach as of 2 p.m. Sunday.
Credit: KBMT

FLORIDA, USA — Tropical Storm Humberto is forecast to become a hurricane Sunday night. 

The storm is moving with winds of 70 mph about 170 mi east-northeast of Cape Canaveral, Florida moving North at 6 mph as of 5 p.m. Sept. 15. 

Humberto will turn north and then northeast due to a weakness in the subtropical ridge and then will be guided northeast due to an approaching trough of low pressure, but not before briefly becoming a major storm. 

A sharp turn the northeast is forecast to occur Monday.  The storm is then forecast to further strengthen and could briefly become a major storm Wednesday.  Weakening is expected as an upper-level trough of low pressure sweeps it out to sea by Thursday.  

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