Tropical Storm Nadine Poses no Threat to the US Mainland or the Caribbean Islands
Tropical Storm Nadine became the 14th named storm of the 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season. The storm is far out in the Atlantic, approximately 770 miles east-northeast of the northern Leeward Islands (near latitude 22.6N, longitude 52.2W). The storm is expected to become a hurricane later today. Nadine is expected to recurve toward the north-northeast by early Saturday, September 15, keeping the storm far out in the Atlantic. On the forecast storm track, Nadine poses no threat to the US mainland or the Caribbean Islands.
Tropical Storm Nadine Potential Storm Track - September 13, 2012
Source: National Hurricane Center (NHC)
At 11 am AST Thursday, September 13, 2012, Nadine was located 770 miles east-northeast of the northern Leeward Islands. Maximum sustained winds were 70 mph, below hurricane strength (74 mph). The storm is expected to strengthen and the NHC forecast gives Nadine a 53% chance of becoming a hurricane later today. The storm is moving northwest at 16 mph and the forecast track keeps Nadine far out in the Atlantic and well away from land. EQECAT will continue to monitor this event and provide updates as more information becomes available.
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