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Felix strengthened into a hurricane over the Caribbean on Saturday, setting its sights on Aruba and prompting Jamaica to issue a tropical storm watch, forecasters said.

The storm's winds increased to 75 mph Saturday evening, making it a Category 1 hurricane -- the weakest on the Saffir-Simpson scale of intensity, the National Hurricane Center said.

The storm's approach had nervous residents in Aruba snapping up plywood and other supplies, The Associated Press reported. Read full article »

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