Erin Again A Tropical Storm, But Poses No Threat To Land

MIAMI (August 17, 2013)--Tropical Storm Erin was making its way across the Atlantic Saturday and could weaken slightly in the next day or two, the National Hurricane Center said.

Erin was centered over the Atlantic Ocean Saturday, about 815 miles west-northwest of the Cape Verde Islands and was moving northwest at about 12 miles per hour.

It does not pose a threat to land.

The storm's maximum sustained winds were around 40 miles per hour, although Erin could begin losing some strength on Sunday, forecasters said.


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