Hurricane Larry moves north of Bermuda, could hit Newfoundland

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Sept. 8 (UPI) — Hurricane Larry moved north of Bermuda on Thursday evening and was expected to possibly make landfall in Newfoundland later this week, forecasters said.

In its 8 p.m. EDT update on Thursday, the National Hurricane Center said the eye of Hurricane Larry was located about 190 miles northeast of Bermuda and 985 miles south-southwest of Cape Race, Newfoundland. It had maximum sustained winds of 90 mph.

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It was moving toward the north at 21 mph.

A hurricane warning was in effect for southeastern Newfoundland, Canada, from Arnold’s Cove to Jones Harbour.

A tropical storm warning was issued for Newfoundland from Lamaline to west of Arnold’s Cove and from north of Jones Harbor to Bonavista.

“On the forecast track, the center of Larry will continue to move away from Bermuda tonight, and move near or over southeastern Newfoundland Friday night or early Saturday morning,” the NHC said.