(MIAMI, FLA) — Hurricane Earl is heading for Bermuda and away from the U.S. mainland.
The National Hurricane Center in Miami says the second hurricane of the season formed on Tuesday and will become a major hurricane by Friday.
Currently it has sustained winds of 80 mph.
Hurricane Earl Advisory Number 18
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL062022
500 AM AST Wed Sep 07 2022
…EARL FORECAST TO BECOME A MAJOR HURRICANE DURING THE NEXT
COUPLE OF DAYS…
…TROPICAL STORM WARNING ISSUED FOR BERMUDA…
SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST…0900 UTC…INFORMATION
ABOUT 490 MI…785 KM S OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…80 MPH…130 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…N OR 355 DEGREES AT 6 MPH…9 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…981 MB…28.97 INCHES
Hurricane Earl is not a threat to the U.S. but it could graze Bermuda, possibly causing damage.
Hurricane Danielle is still spinning in the north Atlantic away from land with 80 mph winds.