NHC: Beryl strengthens, becomes first Atlantic hurricane of 2018 season

WFTV | 7/6/2018 | Jason Kelly
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5 a.m.

Beryl has strengthened into as hurricane Friday morning, according to the National Hurricane Center.

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“Hurricane Beryl's small eye has become apparent in infrared satellite pictures early this morning,” the NHC tweeted Friday.

"Beryl has rapidly intensified to a Category 1 hurricane, but the forecast remains the same, to dissipate by early next week," Severe Center Weather 9 meteorologist Rusty McCranie said.

Storm - Beryl - Atlantic - Ocean - Thursday

Tropical Storm Beryl, which formed in the central Atlantic Ocean Thursday afternoon, could strengthen in to a Category 1 hurricane by late Friday or early Saturday, Chief Meteorologist Tom Terry said.

The system is rapidly organizing about 2,500 miles off the coast...
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