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Humberto Becomes First Atlantic Hurricane Of 2013

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Late Tuesday night, Humberto strengthened to become the first hurricane of the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane season.

Winds were sustained at 75 mph, classifying Humberto as a Category 1 Hurricane.

It was thought that this hurricane season might set a new record for having the latest first Atlantic hurricane since the satellite era began in the early 1960s.

The latest the first hurricane of the season formed was 2002’s Gustav on Sept. 11. Gustav was upgraded from a tropical storm to a minimal hurricane that Wednesday midday, shortly after 8:00 a.m. EDT.

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