FROM maximum steady winds of Tropical Storm Earl is predicted to be the flagship of this hurricane season at 65 mph. first The National Hurricane Center said a major hurricane hit this week. in 9 am update on Monday.
The storm resumed a slow northwesterly move near the Virgin Islands on Sunday evening. Heavy rains and flooding are expected today to affect the northern Leeward Islands, the US and British Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico.
NHC on Sunday Recommended Residents in the northern Leeward Islands, the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico follow progress of Tropical Storm Earl formed in Atlantic late Friday night.
The storm is about 190 miles away north of St. Thomas and moving north- to the northwest at a speed of about 5 miles per hour.
“Turn to the northwest with additional decrease in forward speed expected from Sunday to Monday,” NHC forecasters said.
Forecast models call for Earl will deviate from the US and the storm is not expected to pose a threat. for Florida.
“Slow strengthening possible during next a few days,” the NHC said in a statement.
Hurricane Daniel lost part power Saturday and turned back into a tropical storm, but system became a hurricane again Saturday evening. Now he has maximum steady winds of 90 miles per hour and is 1000 miles from the ground in North Atlantic Ocean and slowly north at a speed of 8 miles per hour.
Daniel became the star of the season first Hurricane on Friday, more than three weeks later than the average of August 11, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. it latest an Atlantic seasonal hurricane has been forming since 2013 when Hurricane Humberto formed. on 11 September.
The weathermen say area of low pressure could form later this week due to a tropical wave near Africa, and a gradual development is possible like this system moves usually west-northwest in Atlantic Ocean.
As of late Sunday night the National Hurricane Center gave it 40% chance of development over in next five days.
Formation of Daniella and Earl have been playing catch-up ever since first the three systems previously named in the tropical season was forecast to be above average. Tropical Storm Colin last ran out of steam out on 3 July.
Typically the fourth named storm of in year will appear until August 15, according to NOAA. Season runs from June 1 to Nov. thirty.
NOAA is still forecasting above average. year with 14 to 21 named storms as of forecast for early August. hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30, with in traditional peak of hurricane season lasts from mid-August to mid-October.
2020 hurricane season set a record with 30 named systems, and the 2021 season was the third most active with 21 named systems. Average year calls for 14 named storms.