Humberto becomes a Category 1 Hurricane

Humberto continues to strengthen in the tropics

By Delaney Wearden - Meteorologist


Humberto became a Category 1 hurricane Sunday night, according to the National Hurricane Center.

Hurricane Humberto is currently producing winds of 75 mph.

The movement of Humerto has slowed down due to the system shifting directions.

Humberto is now moving northeast at 3 mph.

The hurricane is expected to move farther away from the east coast of the United States with the potential of strengthening to a Category 2 hurricane. 

The latest from the National Hurricane Center tells us that Tropical Storm Humberto is expected to strengthen to a Category 1 Hurricane by early Monday morning.

Humberto is making a similar path to Hurricane Dorian, but is expected to stay farther away from the United States east coast.

Humberto is currently producing sustained winds of 50 mph. Winds are gusting up to 65 mph. 

Movement remains to the north-northwest at 7 mph.

Tropical Storm Humberto sits near the Bahamas Islands, who recently took a devastating hit by Hurricane Dorian.

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