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Hurricane Arthur heading to Category 2 but still not major 2014 storm
Hurricane Arthur heading to Category 2 but still not major 2014 storm

NOAA has predicted one to two major hurricanes this season, and Hurricane Arthur will probably not be one of them. Arthur is "not a bellwether," said Dennis Feltgen, spokesman for the National Hurricane Center. "We are not forecasting it to be a major hurricane." Arthur as of 8:50 a.m. PST was expected to become a Category 2 storm, Feltgen told the Los Angeles Times. Winds, at 90 mph, were expected to surpass 96 mph, he said. In May, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicted a slow Atlantic hurricane season, with eight to 13 named storms and one to two major hurricanes. Hurricanes -- measured from 1 to 5 on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale...

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