Hurricane Gaston reforms, barrels northwest in the Atlantic

Hurricane Gaston has reformed, gathering strength as it moves northwestward in the Atlantic.

The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says Gaston reformed as a hurricane Saturday night, clocking 85 mph winds. The storm was located about 655 miles east southeast of Bermuda. Gaston was moving at about 8 mph.

Hurricane-force winds extended outward up to 15 miles from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 140 miles.

There were no coastal watches or warnings in effect early Sunday.

Forecasters say Gaston should slow down during the next day or so and turn northward on Monday.