Posted: Sep 14, 2010 12:06 PM by Melissa Canone
Updated: Sep 14, 2010 12:09 PM
MIAMI (AP) - Hurricane Julia has formed far out over the
Atlantic, becoming the fifth hurricane of the season.
Julia has maximum sustained winds Tuesday near 75 mph (120 kph)
with some additional strengthening expected during the next day or
The hurricane is located about 330 miles (535 kilometers) west
of the Cape Verde Islands and is moving west-northwest near 12 mph
Meanwhile, powerful Hurricane Igor is moving west-northwest in
the Atlantic on a track that could take the Category 4 storm toward
The National Hurricane Center in Miami says swells from Igor
will begin affecting the Leeward Islands on Tuesday and reach into
Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands on Tuesday night and Wednesday.