Hurricane Beryl Strengthens As It Heads Toward The Caribbean

Hurricane Beryl has strengthened in the Atlantic, putting out maximum sustained winds of 80 miles per hour and moving west near 15 miles per hour.  

The storm is 1,045 miles east southeast of the Lesser Antilles as of the 11 a.m. Friday update from the National Hurricane Center in Miami.

Forecasters say additional strengthening is expected over the weekend, but Beryl is still expected to weaken once it reaches the Caribbean.

BULLETIN

Hurricane Beryl Advisory Number   5

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL022018

1100 AM AST Fri Jul 06 2018

...BRAZEN BERYL A LITTLE STRONGER...

...NOW FORECAST TO STILL BE A HURRICANE AS IT APPROACHES THE LESSER

ANTILLES...

SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION

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LOCATION...10.7N 46.5W

ABOUT 1045 MI...1685 KM ESE OF THE LESSER ANTILLES

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...80 MPH...130 KM/H

PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 275 DEGREES AT 15 MPH...24 KM/H

MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...994 MB...29.36 INCHES


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