Tropics Stats

Tropical Storm Erika 5am Friday Update – Big Changes

Tropical Storm Erika is still churning in the Caribbean, and the latest forecast has implications for Florida, but all of the Southeast needs to monitor this storm. CURRENT STATS: Erika has gained a little strength overnight. Latest sustained wind is 50 mph, up from 45 overnight. The system is still moving at a WNW clip at 17 mph. TROPICAL STORM WATCHES AND WARNINGS: If you have travel plans to the Bahamas travel locations, many of the islands have either a Tropical Storm Warning, or a Tropical Storm Watch in place. Check with your travel agent or destination to see if…