Published: August 19, 2009
Now Category 4 "Wild" Bill May Threaten New England
By John McCormick
Hurricane Bill was upgraded to Category 4 overnight, with winds topping 135 mph.
Movement of the eye is still west-northwest and is currently 16 mph.
Although Bill is still hundreds of miles to the east of Puerto Rico, by Sunday it could be off the coast of Maryland and, if a blocking weather front doesn't move as predicted, Bill could have a powerful effect on New England during Sunday and Monday.
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