Hurricane Fiona forecast to track toward Bermuda

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Hurricane Fiona strengthened to a Category 4 hurricane, with winds at 130 mph. 

HURRICANE FIONA UPGRADED TO CATEGORY 4 AS IT HEADS AWAY FROM TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS

While the storm is north of Turks and Caicos, hurricane warnings remain in effect for the islands for at least the first part of Wednesday. 

From here, Fiona is forecast to track toward Bermuda

Hurricane Fiona watches and warnings over Bermuda

Hurricane Fiona watches and warnings over Bermuda (Credit: Fox News)

The storm will move northeastward far from the U.S. coast, but will still produce choppy seas and dangerous rip currents for East Coast beaches

Fiona will still be a Category 4 hurricane when it passes near Bermuda on Friday.

Hurricane Fiona's forecast track

Hurricane Fiona’s forecast track (Credit: Fox News)

Wind gusts could reach 80 to 90 mph. 

Fiona is then forecast to run into Canada, impacting Nova Scotia and Newfoundland by the end of the weekend. 

Areas to watch over the next five days

Areas to watch over the next five days (Credit: Fox News)

Meanwhile, a tropical wave just north of South America now has a 90% chance of becoming a named tropical storm in the next five days. 

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The system will enter the southern Caribbean over the weekend. 

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