Hurricane Ophelia strengthens to major Category 3 storm, barreling toward Ireland

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Hurricane Ophelia, Coastal Watches/Warnings and Forecast Cone for Storm Center. Image source: NHC / NOAA


Hurricane Ophelia has been upgraded to a Category 3 storm, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said late Saturday morning.

Ophelia is now the farthest east an Atlantic major hurricane has existed on record, Philip Klotzbach, a meteorologist at Colorado State University, said on Twitter. He said the previous record was Hurricane Frances in 1980…

Read Full Article; CBS News (10-14-2017)

Key message for hurricane Ophelia; NHC (10-14-2017)

Hurricane Ophelia: what a tropical storm is doing in Europe?; Newsweek (10-13-2017)


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