Tropical Storm Leslie 9-3-12

Tropical Storm Leslie 9-3-12

(8/30/12) Tropical Storm Leslie formed about 1125 miles East of the Windward islands on Aug 30, 2012. Between 8/30 and 9/1 Leslie strengthened to have maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

Leslie passed 295 miles north of the leeward islands on Sept 2 with maximum sustained winds of 65 miles per hour with tropical storm force winds extending outward up to 205 miles from the center of the storm.

As of 9/3/12 Leslie had weakened to 65 mph winds. Swells generated by the storm could affect portions of the leeward island, Puerto Rico and could affect the Virgin Islands in the next day or two.

The current path of Tropical Storm Leslie is pointing it toward the Bermuda islands.

9/5/12 Now Hurricane Leslie

At 1:45 pm AST on 9/5/12 Tropical Cyclone Leslie was upgraded to a hurricane making Hurricane Leslie the 6th hurricane of the season. Maximum sustained winds are now at 75 mph. Hurricane Leslie is now located 465 mile south south-east of Bermuda and moving at 2 mph.

Hurricane Leslie 9/5/12