Epsilon is upgraded to a hurricane. As of the 5am advisory, max winds have strengthened up to 90mph. This is a strong category 1 hurricane. The storm has also picked up a little forward speed moving WNW at 12mph. It is located 405 miles ESE of Bermuda.
Epsilon is forecast to increase in strength There is a tropical storm watch in effect for Bermuda. The storm will curve away from Bermuda and avoid a direct hit on the island. It is possible that the island will experience some tropical storm force winds. That curve is also good news as the storm poses no threat to the United States.
We will keep you updated on the latest with Epsilon as the NHC sends us updates.
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The Atlantic Hurricane Season season, which runs through the end of November, is on track to remain very busy.