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Tropical Storm Lisa strengthens in the Atlantic

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Posted at 11:13 AM, Sep 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-20 17:25:15-04

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Tropical Storm Lisa has strengthened a little more over the open waters of the Atlantic. Lisa is about 465 miles west of the Cabo Verde Islands and moving NW at 12 mph.

The general motion is expected to continue through Thursday. Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 45 mph with higher gusts.

Some additional strengthening is forecast through Wednesday, with steady weakening expected to begin on Thursday. Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 70 miles from the center.