Tropical Storm Ernesto is Born
By Sam Kantrow on August 2, 2012, 4:55pm
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As the title states, tropical storm (TS) Ernesto has officially formed (as of the 5pm outlook on 8/2/2012 from the National Hurricane Center). The image above is a first look at the storm as it strengthened to tropical storm strength. Here's some more info about the storm:
Winds: 50 mph, gusting to 65 mph
Moving: W at 21 mph
Nearest Location: St. Lucia 90 miles