Tracking the tropics: Hurricane Lorenzo will head toward England

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WASHINGTON — We’re tracking Hurricane Lorenzo in the tropics.

Lorenzo was upgraded to a Category 5 hurricane Saturday night. There has never been a hurricane this strong east of 55°W Longitude.

The storm will continue to weaken in the next few days. After passing Flores Island (Açores) as a weaker hurricane Wednesday, the storm will then head toward the British Isles, but as a post tropical storm.

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Click here to see the animated satellite loop of Lorenzo.

This is a look at some of the latest computer model’s output for Lorenzo’s track:

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