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Paulette moves further into open Atlantic

Sept. 15 (UPI) — Forecasters with the National Weather Service reclassified Paulette as a “strong” post-tropical cyclone over the North Atlantic on Wednesday, though the system retained Category 1 hurricane strength.

In its 5 p.m. AST advisory, the National Hurricane Center said the storm was located 390 miles east-southeast of the Azores. It had maximum sustained winds of 40 mph and was moving east at 12 mph.

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Paulette is in the center of the Atlantic basin and is projected to take a southwestward path by the end of this week.

Forecasters don’t expect the storm to impact any other land.

Paulette became a hurricane last weekend and arrived over Bermuda on Sunday.

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