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Subtropical Depression Five forms in the Atlantic, expected to become Ernesto

Posted at 5:35 AM, Aug 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-15 07:15:36-04

Subtropical Depression Five formed in the Atlantic Wednesday morning, according to the National Hurricane Center.

As of the 5am update, the system has maximum sustained winds at 35 mph and is moving north at 5 mph. Subtropical Depression Five is expected to strengthen some and could be Subtropical Storm Ernesto by later Wednesday or Thursday. Thereafter, the storm should gradually weaken as it tracks northeast over cooler waters away from the United States.

 

 

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