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Hurricane Amanda strengthens in Pacific

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

Hurricane Amanda has strengthened to become the first major hurricane in the Pacific of the 2014 hurricane season. Amanda developed into a tropical storm on Friday and then strengthened into a Category 4 storm late Saturday.

The storm is forecast to weaken as it curves towards the north without any impacts to land.

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