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Hurricane Igor Forms in Open Atlantic

Sunday, 12 Sep 2010 01:28 AM

 

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MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters say Igor has become the fourth hurricane of the Atlantic season with maximum winds near 75 mph (120 kph).

The storm was far from land late Saturday. Forecasters say Igor could become a major hurricane by Monday.

The storm was located about 1,230 miles (1,975 kilometers) west of the Cape Verde Islands and was moving west at 17 mph.

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