MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters have issued tropical storm warnings for Nantucket Island and parts of Cape Cod in Massachusetts as Hurricane Arthur approaches.
A forecast map from the National Hurricane Center in Miami indicates that the center of the storm isn’t likely to pass New England until late Friday or early Saturday.
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Arthur is expected to grow to a Category 2 storm with winds of 96 mph before it passes over or near the North Carolina coast by early Friday.
On Thursday afternoon, the storm was a Category 1 hurricane with winds of 90 mph (150 kph). Its center was located about 185 miles (300 km) southwest of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina.
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