Sunday, Sep 17: Latest updates from the NHC on Tropical Storm Nigel

Article first published: Sunday, Sep. 17, 2023, 5 a.m. ET

As per the National Hurricane Center's 5 am Sunday update, Tropical Storm Nigel is 980 miles northeast of the Lesser Antilles and 1180 miles east-southeast of Bermuda, with maximum sustained wind of 50 mph. It’s moving 14 mph to the north-northwest. Nigel is expected to change into a hurricane.

YESTERDAY (Saturday):

Yesterday, the system strengthened enough to get a name: Tropical Storm Nigel. It found new strength and evolved from a tropical depression into a tropical storm with sustained winds of 50 miles per hour.

Source: National Hurricane Center

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