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Andrea gaining strength & speed


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PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL (WFLX) - Tropical Storm Andrea has gained some strength and picked up speed Thursday morning.

At 8 a.m., the storm was about 160 miles west, southwest of Tampa.

Maximum sustained winds are 60 miles per hour.

Andrea is moving north, northeast at 14 miles per hour.

A turn toward the northeast is expected today.

Andrea is expected to reach the Big Bend area of Florida later today and then move across southeastern Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina by Friday, according to the National Hurricane Center.

In South Florida expect increased chances for showers and thunderstorms through Friday,

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