Hurricane Nigel churns in Atlantic but is expected to weaken: NHC

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Hurricane Nigel continues to churn in the Atlantic Ocean but does not appear to be a threat to Florida, according to the National Hurricane Center. 

Late Monday evening, Hurricane Nigel was about 810 miles east-southeast of Bermuda while moving toward the northwest near 12 mph. Nigel has sustained winds of 80 mph and a minimum central pressure of 982 MB. 

Nigel is the 14th named storm of the hurricane season. Nigel is expected to strengthen during the next couple of days. A gradual weakening trend is forecast to begin by late Wednesday. Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 25 miles from thecenter and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 160 miles.

There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.