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Epsilon forecast to become a hurricane by Wednesday

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) – Tropical alerts are in effect for Bermuda as Epsilon draws closer. Tropical Storm Epsilon is picking up speed moving northwest towards Bermuda. The tropical storm is forecast to become a hurricane as it passes east of the island nation. Hurricane conditions will likely stay east, but the island may experience tropical…MORE

Tracking the Tropics: Tropical Storm Epsilon may become a hurricane near Bermuda

On this episode of Tracking the Tropics, CBS 17 Chief Meteorologist Wes Hohenstein talks with WRIC Chief Meteorologist John Bernier in Richmond about long term tropical patterns. History shows that the numbers of tropical storms in the North Atlantic and Pacific rise and fall over multi-decadal cycles. Are we in a new cycle? Wes and…MORE

Tropical Depression 27 Becomes Tropical Storm Epsilon

Tropical Depression 27 Becomes Tropical Storm Epsilon

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) – Tropical Depression 27 has strengthened to become Tropical Storm Epsilon. Epsilon is now the earliest 26th named storm on record. The previous record was Nov 22, 2005. It is forecast to begin moving northwest later today and should gradually strengthen. By later this week it could become a hurricane as it…MORE

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