Hurricane Bill Hits Category 4
Possible effects not yet clear: expert
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted Aug 19, 2009 8:40 AM CDT
Graphic shows the location and projected path of Hurricane Bill as of 5 a.m.   (AP)
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(Newser) – Hurricane Bill grew to a Category 4 storm today with maximum sustained winds approaching 135mph, CNN reports. The storm’s center was some 460 miles east of the Leeward Islands and 1,100 miles southeast of Bermuda at 5am. “It's a little too early to evaluate what kind of direct impact Bill may have,” said an expert, but computers show it “passing between Bermuda and the US coastline, then turning northeastward," possibly making landfall in Canada.