Hurricane Chris strengthens to Category 2; producing rough surf, rip currents

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TROPICAL STORM CHRIS: Chris has turned into an extratropical, or cold core, storm as it zips across the chilly North Atlantic Ocean into weekend. The report is available in Spanish at: Centro de Operaciones de Emergencias.

The storm will generate unsafe surf conditions and life-threatening rip currents along the North Carolina and mid-Atlantic coasts the next few days as it continues to speed away from the US, forecasters said.

"All operators continue to monitor forecasted weather and sea-state conditions, and are implementing precautionary measures as required", according to a bulletin from the Canada Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board.

NASA said Chris could bring heavy rain to the East Coast up to Newfoundland, Canada, as it treks north. National Hurricane Center expects Chris to strengthen into a hurricane Tuesday. REGARDLESS OF DEVELOPMENT, the system will avoid the USA and be carried out to the northern Atlantic in a similar fashion to Hurricane Chris just days ago. It has maximum sustained winds of 70 miles and is moving to the northeast at 35 mph.

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In the tropics, Hurricane Chris continues to move NE into the North Atlantic and will weaken by the weekend. It might strengthen even more Wednesday afternoon and get close to Category 3 hurricane - marked by 111 miles per hour sustained winds.

Chris was racing northeast at 35 miles per hour and was forecast to pass near or over extreme southeastern Newfoundland later today or tonight.

There were no coastal watches or warnings in effect. "These swells could cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions", the center said.

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