Hurricane Ophelia to Pass East of Bermuda

Posted October 1st, 2011 at 3:20 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Hurricane Ophelia is gaining strength and is expected to pass east of Bermuda Saturday.

The NHC says Ophelia is a category three storm, packing winds nearing 200 kilometers per hour.

Bermuda remains under a tropical storm watch.

Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Philippe continues to churn in the open Atlantic away from land.