Margot becomes the fifth hurricane in the Atlantic this year

Hurricane Margot
Hurricane Margot(WVUE)
Published: Sep. 11, 2023 at 3:40 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Margot is now the fifth hurricane of the 2023 Atlantic hurricane season.

The system is in the central Atlantic with sustained winds of 75 miles per hour with gusts up to 90 miles per hour. Margot is moving north at around 10 miles per hour.

Hurricane Margot
Hurricane Margot(WVUE)

Margot is not expected to be a threat to land as it moves northward across the Atlantic through the end of the week.

It is expected to strengthen slightly to a Category 2 hurricane by Wednesday.

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