Hurricane Bill forms; Guillermo weakens

By: Associates Press
By: Associates Press

MIAMI (AP) - Hurricane Bill has formed in the Atlantic, the first hurricane of this year's Atlantic hurricane season. Meanwhile, Hurricane Guillermo has weakened to a tropical storm far out in the Pacific.

Hurricane Bill's maximum sustained winds are near 75 mph. The
National Hurricane Center expects Bill to get stronger and could
become a major hurricane by Wednesday.

Bill is centered about 1,160 miles east of the Lesser Antilles
and is moving quickly west-northwest near 22 mph.

Elsewhere, Tropical Guillermo's maximum sustained winds are near
70 mph with the storm expected to continue weakening. Guillermo is
centered about 815 miles east of Hilo, Hawaii, and moving
west-northwest near 15 mph.

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