Tropical Storm Danny Could Become Atlantic Season’s First Hurricane By Friday

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Maximum sustained winds 50 mph

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Tropical Storm Danny is still moving westward over the central tropical Atlantic Ocean, centered late this morning about 1,385 miles east of the Lesser Antilles. (NOAA image)

NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER – Tropical Storm Danny is still moving westward over the central tropical Atlantic Ocean, centered late this morning about 1,385 miles east of the Lesser Antilles.

A west to northwest motion at a slightly slower forward speed is expected during the next 48 hours.

Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph. Some strengthening during the next 48 hours is forecast, and Danny could become the Atlantic season’s first hurricane by Friday.

Get the latest on the tropical cyclone by visiting the NHC website at Hurricanes.gov

TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
800 AM EDT WED AUG 19 2015

For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Storm Danny, located over the central tropical Atlantic more than 1,400 miles east of the Lesser Antilles.

1. A non-tropical area of low pressure could form within a couple of hundred miles of Bermuda over the western Atlantic Ocean in a few days.

Environmental conditions are expected to be marginally favorable for some tropical or subtropical development of this system by the weekend while it moves slowly northward.

* Formation chance through 48 hours…low…near 0 percent
* Formation chance through 5 days…low…30 percent


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