into Atlantic Canada over the weekend.The threat of the powerful storm has prompted Hurricane Warnings and Tropical Storm Warnings to be issued for hundreds of miles of coastline from Nova Scotia to Newfoundland.Fiona has weakened slightly but remains a powerful Category 3 hurricane in the western Atlantic with maximum sustained winds around 125 mph.
It peaked at Category 4 intensity for much of Wednesday and Thursday, which made Fiona the Atlantic's strongest hurricane of the 2022 season so far.Any hurricane that is rated Category 3, 4 or 5 on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale is classified as a major hurricane.As of Friday morning, Hurricane Fiona was centered about 150 miles northwest of Bermuda and about 750 miles south-southwest of Nova Scotia.
The Category 3 storm moving north-northeastward at 25 mph, a track which will take the major hurricane to the west of Bermuda and then into the Canadian Maritimes.HOW TO WATCH FOX WEATHER ON TVTracking Hurricane Fiona.(FOX Weather) Bermuda is under a Hurricane Warning.A Hurricane Warning means sustained winds of 74 mph or higher are expected within the warning area.
These high winds are likely to be accompanied by storm surge, coastal flooding and/or river flooding.WHAT TO DO WHEN HURRICANE OR TROPICAL STORM WATCHES AND WARNINGS ARE ISSUED FOR YOUR TOWNA Hurricane Warning is in effect for Bermuda.(FOX Weather) Additionally, the Canadian Hurricane Centre issued a Hurricane Warning across the Canadian Maritimes.