Hello to all..
Tropical Depression 5 has formed in the Eastern Atlantic, about 810 miles east of the Windward Islands with Maximum Sustained Winds of 35 MPH and a minimum central pressure of 1008 Millibars or 29.77 Inches. TD 5 is expected to strengthen to a tropical storm later tonight or Thursday. If TD 5 strengthens as expected, it will be named Ernesto. This system is expected to impact the Southern Windward Islands as a tropical storm and could become a hurricane towards the end of the 5 day period.
Advisory information on TD 5 can be seen off the Main Menu of the voipwx.net web site. The advisory information can also be seen via the National Hurricane Center (NHC) web site via the following link:
The VoIP Hurricane Net Management Team will continue to closely monitor TD 5 and the rest of the Tropics. Thanks to all for their continued support of the VoIP Hurricane Net!
Director of Operations for the VoIP Hurricane Net