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Tropical Storm Dorian getting stronger

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Tropical Storm Dorian is getting stronger in the Atlantic Ocean. 

As of 5 a.m., Dorian is located 700 west of the Cape Verde Island and moving to the west at 17 mph.

Winds are currently 60 mph.  Forecasts call for slow strengthening of this system as it moves across the southern Atlantic, approaching the Bahamas early next week.

The United States mainland will have to watch this storm for the middle to latter part of next week.

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