Tropical Storm Nicole: Monday Evening Update

Hurricane Watch issued for Bermuda.

At 5pm, the center of Tropical Storm Nicole was about 415 miles south of Bermuda.  Latitude 26.3 north, Longitude 65.4 west.

Nicole is moving toward the north near 6 mph.  A slow north-northwestward to northwestward motion is expected through late Tuesday, followed by a turn toward the north by Wednesday.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 60 mph with higher gusts.  Slow strengthening is forecast, and Nicole is expected to reach hurricane strength on Tuesday.

Hurricane conditions are expected on Bermuda by Wednesday night.

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