Bertha acquires extratropical characteristics

Bertha is second hurricane of 2014 season

By Amanda Batchelor - Senior Digital Editor
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PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. - Post-tropical cyclone Bertha acquired extratropical characters Wednesday days after becoming a hurricane.

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As of 11 a.m. Wednesday, maximum sustained winds decreased to 50 mph with gradual weakening expected.

Bertha was centered about 305 miles south of Halifax Nova Scotia and was moving northeast near 31 mph.

Bertha is the second hurricane of the 2014 season.

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