Tropical Storm Philippe moving away from U.S., starts to dissipate

 

MIAMI, FL. — Tropical Storm Philippe is expected hit the northwestern Bahamas Sunday morning, says the National Hurricane Center.

Slight strengthening ins forecast, but Philippe is expected to become a post-tropical cyclone by Sunday night.

NHC shows the storm continuing up the coast of the Atlantic Ocean going into Monday, but is not expected to make land fall again.

Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 105 miles from the center.

Location: 31.0°N 75°W

Moving: NE at 32 mph

Min pressure: 997 mb

Max sustained: 50 mph