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Hurricane Center: Hurricane and Category

hurricane center: The National Hurricane Center said the Category 2 storm is expected to strengthen into a potentially catastrophic Category 4 with winds of 130 mph 209 kph and slam into the U.S. on Monday somewhere between the Florida Keys and southern Georgia -- a 500-mile 805-kilometre stretch that reflected the high degree of uncertainty this far out, according to CTV. If it makes landfall as a Category 3 or 4 hurricane, that's a big deal, said University of Miami hurricane researcher Brian McNoldy. Leaving lighter-than-expected damage in its wake in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, the second hurricane of the 2019 season swirled toward the U.S., with forecasters warning it will draw energy from the warm, open waters as it closes in. A lot of people are going to be affected. President Donald Trump cancelled his weekend trip to Poland and warned Florida residents to be prepared. A lot of insurance claims. ( As reported in the news.