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Tropical Storm Rina Forecast to Become Hurricane Tomorrow

October 24, 2011

Oct. 24 (Bloomberg) -- Tropical Storm Rina gained strength today in the western Caribbean Sea and is forecast to become a hurricane tomorrow, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in an advisory at about 10:35 a.m. East Coast time.

Rina’s top winds are now 45 miles (72 kilometers) per hour, up from 40 earlier today. A tropical storm watch for the northeastern coast of Honduras was dropped, the center said.

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