Oscar 'Not A Threat To Bermuda At This Time'

Oscar post

Oscar post

Oscar, the 15th named storm this season, was about 660 miles southeast of Bermuda and 645 miles northeast of the Northern Leeward Islands, the National Hurricane Center said in its 11 p.m. advisory. The storm is moving toward the west near 13 miles per hour (20 km/h). The storm made landfall along the Florida Panhandle (as seen in the top video), causing the most damage in Mexico Beach and Panama City.

According to the National Hurricane Center, additional strengthening is forecast during the next several days, and Oscar is expected to make a transition to a tropical storm on Sunday. "After that time, the low is forecast to turn westward and remain well to the north or northeast of the Lesser Antilles through early next week". The Atlantic hurricane season ends on November 30, but it usually peaks on September 10-11.

Forecasters expect Oscar to become a hurricane later Sunday as its track curves toward the North Atlantic.

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The Health Department didn't release the ages of the victims or address the severity of the illness in the other dozen cases. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in an email that it is providing technical assistance to the state.

The Atlantic hurricane season ends on November 30 and usually peaks in mid-September.

Subtropical storms have less defined and cooler centres than tropical storms.

The storm also hit Georgia, the Carolinas, and Virginia.

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