Fiona strengthens as U.S. meteorologists watch closely

Hurricane Fiona
Hurricane Fiona(WWSB)
Published: Sep. 21, 2022 at 12:14 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 21, 2022 at 3:57 PM EDT
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SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - Fiona is now a Category 4 Hurricane. She’s dumped rained across Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.

So far, at least four deaths have been reported due to the storm. In Bermuda, rainfall totals could receive nearly 4 inches of rain.

As of now, the National Hurricane Center says Fiona has maximum sustained winds of 130 MPH as she comes dangerously close to Bermuda. Some additional strengthening could occur throughout the evening.

Keep an eye on the ABC7 weather app for update tracks and cones of Hurricane Fiona.

Meteorologists are also closely watching the tropical disturbance in the Western tropics.