Hurricane Joaquin Strengthens Off Bahamas With 120MPH Winds

October 1, 2015 7:50 AM

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Hurricane Joaquin strengthened once again early Thursday, packing 120 mph winds as it approached the Bahamas — but forecasters remained divided on exactly how it would impact the United States.

The hurricane, which earlier became a Category 3, was about 80 miles east of San Salvador at 2 a.m. ET, moving southwestwards at about 6 mph.

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