Latest Update On Both Tropical Storms Ernesto And Florence

Path of TS Ernesto Above

Miami, Fla. -

NHC 11:00 a.m. AST update:
Tropical Storm Ernesto is continuing its westerly track moving at 23mph with max sustained winds of 50mph.
Minimum pressure was 1006 MB or 29.71 inches.
Location:  15.0N by 77.1W, about 210 miles south of Kingston Jamaica.

TS warnings have been issued for Jamaica, Grand Cayman, and the coast of Honduras from the Honduran/Nicaragua border westward to Punta Castilla.

TS Ernesto is expected to slow its westward movement and turn wnw by tonight and has a chance of increasing to become a category 1 hurricane.


NHC 11:00 a.m. AST Update:
Tropical Storm Florence is moving west at 14mph with max sustained winds of 60mph.
Minimum pressure was 1001 MB or 29.56 inches.
Location: 16.5N  by 35.6W, which is 770 miles west of the Cape Verde Islands.

TS Florence is expected to increase its forward speed over the next 24 hours but further strengthening is not likely.

No warnings or marine hazards have been issued.

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