Hurricane Sam expected to remain a major hurricane for several days

ORLANDO, Fla. — Hurricane Sam is a Category 4 storm. Read updates below:

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5 a.m. update

Sam is expected to remain a major hurricane for several days.

Hurricane hunters will investigate the storm later today.

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The National Hurricane Center said little change in strength is expected over the next day or so.

Sam’s winds are near 130 mph.

Weather officials said Sam is a small hurricane.

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Katlyn Brieskorn, WFTV.com

Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.