Cat. 3 Humberto headed out to sea; Jerry nearing hurricane strength

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HURRICANE HUMBERTO
Strength and track
As of Thursday morning, Hurricane Humberto's winds are 125 mph and was moving to the NE at 23 mph. The storm will likely maintain category 3 status as it pulls away from Bermuda Thursday morning.

Once it moves past Bermuda, Humberto will encounter less favorable conditions, weakening quickly over cooler waters later this week. The storm will stay away from the North Carolina coast, however high surf will continue into Friday.

TROPICAL STORM JERRY
Strength and Track
Tropical Storm Jerry is located about 550 miles east of the Leeward Islands. The storm has 70 mph winds and is moving to the WNW at 16 mph. The current track takes Jerry north of the Leewards Islands on Friday while strengthening to a category 1 hurricane. Currently, the storm is expected to turn northward well offshore of the U.S. coastline, but we'll be keeping an eye on it just in case.