Humberto now a category 3 hurricane

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Humberto now a category 3 hurricane

Hurricane Humberto continues to strengthen and has become a major hurricane as it moves away from the United States toward Bermuda.

With maximum sustained wind speeds of up to 115 mph and gusts up to 125 mph — Tuesday evening, the large Category 3 storm is forecast to pass dangerously close Wednesday night to Bermuda.

A hurricane warning has been issued by the Bermuda Weather Service. Such a warning is issued when hurricane conditions are expected within the next 36 hours.