Hurricane Fiona hits Bermuda, 70% of the island is without electricity

A hurricane warning is in effect for Bermuda as Fiona, now a Category 3, hit the island with strong winds Friday morning.

About 70% of Bermuda wakes up without electricity, according to the local power company.

Conditions on the island will improve later in the morning and tropical storm conditions will disappear in the afternoon.

Photo: Rising winds push waves toward the south shore ahead of Hurricane Fiona's arrival in Bermuda on September 22, 2022.

Rising winds push waves toward the south shore before Hurricane Fiona arrives in Bermuda on September 22, 2022.


Next, Fiona targets Canada.

Fiona will make landfall in Nova Scotia on Saturday morning, bringing strong, gale-force winds to Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and New Brunswick.

Hurricane warnings are in effect for eastern Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and the west coast of Newfoundland. Major storms are expected.

The biggest impact in the US will be gusty winds of up to 55 mph in Maine on Saturday and the growing threat of rip currents, with 10-foot waves, along the east coast.

ABC News’ Chris Donato, Riley Winch, and Max Golimbo contributed to this report.