Tropical disturbance expected to become 2022′s first hurricane headed to Central America

Tropical disturbance #2 is forecast to become Bonnie and strengthen into the 2022 season's...
Tropical disturbance #2 is forecast to become Bonnie and strengthen into the 2022 season's first hurricane, aimed at Central America.(WVUE)
Published: Jun. 27, 2022 at 4:29 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A disturbance in the Atlantic Ocean is forecast to become the first hurricane of the 2022 season.

The National Hurricane Center issued its first advisories on Potential Tropical Cyclone #2 (PTC) at 4 p.m. on June 27.

Heavy rains and tropical-storm-force winds are likely to begin in the southern Windward Islands late Tuesday. PTC #2 is expected to strengthen into a weak category 1 hurricane headed towards Nicaragua by 2 p.m. Friday.

PTC #2 would become Bonnie.

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