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Hurricane Celia was the 3rd storm, 2nd hurricane, 2nd major hurricane, and the 2nd Category 5 (in post-storm analysis) of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season. It started as a Category 5 that a similar path as Hurricane Danielle of 2010. It passed Bermuda at it's peak and became extratropical.
Hurricane Celia formed from a wave that spawned 3 systems. Two went into the Carribean while the other went towards Bermuda. NHC issued it's first advisory stating that the low has become Tropical Depression Three. NHC issued an Tropical Storm watch for Bermuda. At 4:00 pm on August 11 it became Tropical Storm Celia, upgrading the Bermuda storm watch to a warning. An special advisory was announced on 10:00 from the NHC stating that an small eye has formed and winds have increased to 110 mph (175 km/h). A special advisory was announced right after that stating that Celia went east and passed Bermuda with winds of 160 mph (260 km/h). Celia continued north and lost tropical characteristics. Celia became extratropical the next day.