- The storm could affect Bermuda this weekend
- It is churning 465 miles south-southeast of the island
(CNN) -- A tropical storm has strengthened into Hurricane Leslie in the Atlantic Ocean, forecasters said Wednesday.
The slow-moving storm could affect Bermuda this weekend, according to the National Hurricane Center in Miami.
The Category 1 hurricane was churning Wednesday afternoon about 465 miles (750 kilometers) south-southeast of the British territory and moving north at 2 mph (4 kph), the hurricane center said.
The storm had maximum sustained winds of 75 mph (120 kph).