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Hurricane Humberto Maintains Strength

Graphic from the National Hurricane Center shows the weather systems.

Graphic from the National Hurricane Center shows the weather systems.

Hurricane Humberto is maintaining its strength far out over the Atlantic.

The Category 1 hurricane has maximum sustained winds early today near 85 mph with gradual weakening forecast to begin later in the day.

Humberto is centered about 440 miles northwest of the Cape Verde Islands, off Western Africa, and is moving north near 14 mph.

Meanwhile, Tropical Depression Gabrielle is moving away from Bermuda after drenching the country.

The depression's maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph and the U.S. National Hurricane Center says Gabrielle could regain tropical storm strength.

The depression was this morning centered about 190 miles west-northwest of Bermuda and is moving northwest near 7 mph.

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