NHC: Hurricane Danielle Becomes First Hurricane of the 2022 Atlantic Season
By Space Coast Daily // September 2, 2022
the storm is in the North Atlantic, is not a threat to the United States
NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER – Hurricane Danielle has become the first hurricane of the 2022 Atlantic season with maximum sustained winds now being clocked at 75 mph, with higher gusts. Some additional strengthening is forecast during the next couple of days.
According to the National Hurricane Center, the storm, which is in the North Atlantic, is not a threat to the United States and is forecast to meander over the open Atlantic during the next couple of days, then slowly turn toward the northeast early next week.
Danielle’s winds are forecast to increase to 100 mph over the next 48 hours, making it a Category 2 hurricane.
Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 15 miles from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 115 miles.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 992 mb (29.30 inches).
The National Hurricane Center is currently monitoring two other tropical waves in the Atlantic, Invest 91L and Invest 94L.
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