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Three hurricanes churning at once

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There are three hurricanes being monitored by weather services this weekend: Igor, Julia and Karl.

As of 5 a.m. Eastern Time Friday, Igor had top winds of 125 mph and was centered about 760 miles south-southeast of Bermuda. The storm was still heading toward the northwest at 9 mph.

Hurricane Julia remained a Category 1 hurricane as of 5 a.m.

At that time, the storm was located about 1,450 miles southwest of the Azores and was speeding toward the west-northwest at 24 mph.

Hurricane Karl strengthened significantly and, as of 5 a.m. Friday was a major Category 3 hurricane.

At that time, Karl was located 110 miles east-northeast of Veracruz, Mexico, with top winds of 120 mph. The storm was moving toward the west at 9 mph, and additional strengthening was possible before landfall.

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