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Cristobal Becomes a Hurricane, Stays Away From South Florida


    Tropical Storm Cristobal as of 5 a.m. Monday.

    Cristobal became a hurricane Monday night and continued to pose no threat to South Florida as it was expected to turn toward the east.

    As of 8:20 p.m., Cristobal had maximum sustained winds of 75 mph as it moved at about 2 mph about 665 miles southwest of Bermuda, according to the National Hurricane Center in Miami.

    A tropical storm watch was in effect for Bermuda.

    Cristobal is expected to turn toward the northeast with a gradual increase in forward speed. Cristobal's center is forecast to move away from the Bahamas through Tuesday and pass to the west and north of Bermuda on Wednesday.

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