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Hurricane Sandy is currently in the Bahamas and moving northward. Many living in the Delaware through New York area are watching this storm closely. The National Hurricane Center forecast has the storm forecasted to continue northward and staying off the east coast until moving ashore, likely as a tropical storm, early next week. 

NHC storm summary of the Category 2 Hurricane is seen below:

...SANDY NEAR CAT ISLAND IN THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS...
...WIND FIELD EXPANDING...


SUMMARY OF 500 PM EDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...24.5N 75.6W
ABOUT 60 MI...95 KM SE OF ELEUTHERA IN THE BAHAMAS
ABOUT 125 MI...200 KM ESE OF NASSAU IN THE BAHAMAS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...105 MPH...165 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 360 DEGREES AT 20 MPH...32 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...963 MB...28.44 INCHES
For latest updates: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/

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