BREAKING NEWS: ‘Danny’ now officially a hurricane

BREAKING NEWS: ‘Danny’ now officially a hurricane


Danny has strengthened into the first hurricane of the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season, according to The National Hurricane Center in Miami, FL.

As of 10:00 am Eastern Standard Time, the center of Hurricane Danny was located about 1090 miles east of The Windward Islands in The Eastern Caribbean.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 75 mph with higher gusts. Some additional strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours. Danny is a small tropical cyclone.

Hurricane-force winds only extend outward up to 10 miles from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles. The estimated minimum central pressure is 992 millibars.

Danny is moving west-northwest at 12 mph and is expected to continue on that track for the next couple of days. Eastern Caribbean countries could be impacted in 3 to 5 days.



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