Hurricane Leslie May Begin to Strengthen Tomorrow, NHC Says

Hurricane Leslie, almost stalled on a track north past Bermuda, may begin to gain strength tomorrow, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.

As of 11 a.m. East Coast time, the Category 1 storm was 430 miles (692 kilometers) south-southeast of the islands with top winds of 75 miles per hour and moving north at 2 mph. The center said the sytem had hardly moved since late yesterday. The center’s latest tracking map shows Leslie passing east of Bermuda on Sept. 9.

Hurricane Michael, a Category 3 storm east of Leslie, may start to weaken tomorrow, the center said. The system poses no threat to land as yet.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Charlotte Porter at cporter11@bloomberg.net

Bloomberg reserves the right to remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.