The tropical storm named Danny has strengthened to become the first hurricane of the 2015 Atlantic season, the National Hurricane Center said Thursday. Danny is currently located over the central tropical Atlantic, more than a thousand miles east of the Windward Islands, which are teh southern islands of the Lesser Antilles. Maximum sustained winds have increased to almost 75 miles per hour with higher gusts, the center said in an advisory. Some further strengthening is expected in the next 48 hours.
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