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Hurricane Nicole Weakening in the North Atlantic After Pounding Bermuda; Dangerous Swells Along U.S. East Coast

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Oct. 13, 2016

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Nicole is accelerating northeastward well away from Bermuda.

All impacts on Bermuda have ended, with the exception of dangerous surf and rip currents.

Swells from Nicole could also cause dangerous surf and rip currents along the U.S. East Coast.

This system currently poses no direct threat to any additional land areas.

Nicole was the strongest hurricane strike (Category 3) on Bermuda since Fabian in 2003.

Hurricane Nicole made a direct hit on Bermuda Thursday as the strongest hurricane to affect the Atlantic archipelago in 13 years. However, all impacts on Bermuda have now ended, with the exception of dangerous surf and rip currents, as the storm weakens and accelerates northeastward.

(MORE: Interactive Tracker For Nicole)

Nicole is being sheared apart by strong winds aloft as it gains latitude.