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Hurricane Gonzalo strengthens as it heads for Bermuda

Hurricane Gonzalo gained strength in the Atlantic on Tuesday as it headed toward Bermuda from the Eastern Caribbean. The storm, already blamed for one death in St. Maarten, had maximum sustained winds of 125 miles per hour late Tuesday, when it was 685 miles south of Bermuda and heading northwest. Forecasters said Gonzalo could have top sustained winds over 130 mph by Friday. "Folks in Bermuda are going to need to start paying attention to this thing," a National Hurricane Center meteorologist said. Read more at The Associated Press.