The storm - already moving very fast - is expected to gain even more speed in the next day or two, possibly reaching 25 miles per hour in forward motion, the hurricane center said. National Weather Service advisory, Kirk's sustained winds measured 40 mph and extended 70 miles north of the storm's center.
NHC forecasters say that some strengthening is predicted during the next day or two.
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Hurricane tracker - where are active storms right now?At that time, the upper-level winds are expected to be hostile, and the storm is forecast to weaken. First, a non- tropical low pressure system now located about 1000 miles west-southwest of the Azores is producing gale-force winds with some associated showers and thunderstorms.
As of 5 a.m., Kirk was 465 miles south-southwest of the Cape Verde Islands, heading west at 18 mph.
As the storm moves away from the Cabo Verde Islands later Sunday, it was expected to have the opportunity to become a hurricane.
"At 5:00 a.m the center of Tropical Depression #11 was located near 14.5N 55.0W... about 320 miles.512 km east of Barbados". The low near Bermuda may move toward the southeast coast. Overall, this storm is expected to continue moving mainly to the west due to a sub-tropical ridge north of it.
Kirk does not pose a threat to the USA over the next eight days. "Weakening is likely during the middle to latter part of the week".