ORLANDO, Fla. — Hurricane Oscar has intensified to a category 2 in the open waters of the Atlantic.
- Oscar continues strengthening in open Atlantic
- Hurricane won't pose a threat to Florida or US
It does not pose a threat to Florida or the U.S.
Oscar is located approximately 515 miles southeast of Bermuda.
The storm’s winds are up to 105 mph, making it a category 2 hurricane. Oscar is moving to the north at 9 mph. The minimum central pressure is 970 mb.
Hurricane winds extend only 15 miles from the center, while tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 70 miles.
Oscar will remain a category 2 throughout Tuesday, but will begin to weaken by mid-week as a front picks this storms up and pushes it quickly northeast.
There are no other concerns in the tropics at this time.
Atlantic hurricane season runs through November 30.