MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Tropical Storm Josephine is moving northeast of the northern Leeward Islands while Tropical Storm Kyle is moving away from the mid-Atlantic coast of the United States.
At 5 p.m. Saturday, the center of Josephine was about 160 miles northeast of the northern Leeward Islands.
Josephine is moving toward the west-northwest near 17 mph. and this general motion is expected to continue for the next day or two followed by a turn toward the northwest early next week.
On the forecast track, the center of Josephine is expected to pass to the northeast of the Leeward Islands Saturday and Saturday night.
Maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph with higher gusts.
Josephine is now in an area of unfavorable upper-level winds, and weakening is expected during the next couple of days.
There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
At 5 p.m. Saturday, Tropical Storm Kyle continues to move out to sea and is expected to become post-tropical soon.
Kyle is located about 715 miles southwest of Cape Race, Newfoundland with maximum sustained winds of 50 mph.
Kyle is moving toward the east-northeast near 22 mph and this general motion is forecast to continue Saturday. A turn toward the east is expected by early Monday.
Little change in strength is expected overnight, and gradual weakening is forecast to begin on Sunday. Kyle is expected to become post-tropical overnight or on Sunday.