Epsilon Forecast to Become a Hurricane Later this Week

Tracking the Tropics

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG)- Tropical Storm Epsilon continues to hold stationary in the Central Atlantic.

The National Hurricane Center continues to issue advisories on Tropical Storm Epsilon. Epsilon is the 26th named storm of the Atlantic Hurricane Season. The is the earliest “Epsilon” on record. The previous record was November 22, 2005.

Epsilon is forecast to move northwest this week. It will continue strengthening and could become a hurricane as it generally approaches Bermuda, even though a landfall there is unlikely. Past this weekend it should re-curve into the north-central Atlantic.

Thankfully, Epsilon poses no threat to the Gulf Coast or the U.S.

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