Projected Path Of Tropical Storms Ike And Josephine, Both Will Become Hurricanes Soon

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We are in the peak of the Atlantic Tropical and Hurricane season. Soon after Hurricanes Gustav and Hannah are two new tropical storms Ike and Josephine that are currently brewing in the Atlantic Ocean.

Projected Path Of Tropical Storm/Hurricane Ike

update : Tropical Storm Ike is now a Category 4 hurricane, go here for a more recent update.

Tropical Storm Ike will be the ninth tropical storm of the season and is currently travelling at 15 miles per hour and is forecast to reach the Turks and Caico Islands by the end of this week. Ike is expected to pick up strength and speed in the next day or so and there is high likelihood that it might be upgraded to a Hurricane. Here is the 5 day forecast map and projected path of Tropical Storm Ike from WeatherUnderground.com

Forecast on Tropical Storm Ike from weather.com :

Elsewhere in the Atlantic Basin, Tropical Storm Ike, the ninth tropical storm of the season, is strengthening as it heads west. It is located halfway between the Lesser Antilles and Africa. Top winds are now near 65 mph, a healthy tropical storm.

Tropical Storm Ike will initially head west or west-northwest over the course of this week. It is forecast to become a hurricane by tonight or early tomorrow morning.

Projected Path of Tropical Storm/Hurricane Josephine

This morning the National Hurricane Center said that Tropical Storm Josephine has formed just off the coast of West Africa and will soon gain strength to become a hurricane. Here is the 5 day forecast map and projected path of Tropical Storm Josephine from WeatherUnderground.com

Forecast on Tropical Storm Josephine from weather.com :

A tropical wave that emerged from the African Coast yesterday formed into Tropical Depression 10 earlier today and has already been upgraded to Tropical Storm Josephine.

It is located about 125 miles southwest of the southernmost Cape Verde Islands. Top winds are near 50 miles per hour.

It is expected to remain well south of the Cape Verde Islands today, moving away from them tonight on a west-northwest track into the open waters of the eastern Atlantic.

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