Hurricane Fred Weakens Over Atlantic, Hurricane Linda Continues Trek Over Pacific

Hurricane Fred is churning in the Atlantic while Hurricane Linda continues its trek far out in the Pacific, but both are expected to weaken soon.

Fred is a Category 2 hurricane with maximum sustained winds near 105 mph early Thursday.

But the hurricane is expected to diminish to a tropical storm by Saturday.

Fred is centered about 705 miles west of the Cape Verde Islands and moving northwest near 12 mph.

Meanwhile in the Pacific, Hurricane Linda's maximum sustained winds are near 80 mph and forecasters expect it to weaken over the next day or two.

Linda is centered about 1,325 miles west-southwest of the southern tip of Mexico's Baja California peninsula. It's moving northwest near 8 mph.

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