Monday, September 5, 4 PM: Tropical Storm Earl has maximum sustained winds of 65 mph and is 265 miles north of St. Thomas. The storm is forecast to move north and strengthen into a hurricane by Wednesday. It could possibly achieve Category 3 status but poses no threat to the U.S.

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Saturday, September 3, 11 AM: Tropical Storm Earl continues its westward track, now just north of Guadeloupe. Not much has changed, but the storm continues to develop with the central pressure dropping to 1003 MB. The storm is expected to continue to move west, before being turned back out to sea next week.


Tropical Storm Earl formed late Friday night east of the Lesser Antilles. The storm has maximum sustained winds of 40 mph with a pressure of 1005 millibars. It’s moving west, northwest at 14 mph. The latest path has the storm continuing northwest through early Monday morning before tracking more north. It’s then expected to curve back to the northeast into late Tuesday, strengthening slightly.

Forecast models do not currently have Earl impacting the mainland U.S. but the Weather Authority will keep you updated!