It had maximum sustained winds of 65 miles per hour, slightly below hurricane strength, but was expected to gain power through the day.
The National Hurricane Center's 11 a.m. advisory says Humberto's up to 65 mph sustained winds, about 165 miles east north east of Cape Canaveral, moving north at 7 mph.
The Associated Press reported that officials temporarily suspended aid efforts and closed airports in the Bahamas on Saturday as Tropical Storm Humberto threatened to lash the archipelago's northwest region. The current forecast would see the eye of Humberto pass some way to the north, but should the track move closer to the island then conditions could be much worse. Humberto does seem to be traveling in the direction of Bermuda but it is unclear at this point what, if any, impact the storm will have on Bermuda later this week.
World Central Kitchen, a charity that has served some 200,000 prepared meals in the Bahamas since Dorian hit, said it was sending ingredients to Great Abaco Island ahead of the storm in case helicopters were unable to deliver ready-cooked food in the affected areas.
A storm system the National Hurricane Center said in its 5:00 a.m. advisory has an 80 percent chance of development within five days and 50 percent within 48 hours, is now projected to track north of the Caribbean islands.
With 1,300 people still missing, heavy rains and strong winds could make search-and-rescue efforts more hard.
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The new weather system, known as Tropical Cyclone Nine, has strengthened into Tropical Storm Humberto. Forecasters predicted an additional 1 to 3 inches of rain Sunday, with winds subsiding later Sunday.
The NHC said that an official tropical storm watch will likely be raised for Bermuda later today.
Swells will also impact the northwestern Bahamas and southeastern coast of the United States from east-central Florida up to North Carolina in the coming days, creating risky rip currents.
But, as of right now, this cluster of storms looks like it will drift north of the Lesser Antilles.
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres talks to the media outside Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium, which is serving as an evacuation center, in Nassau, Bahamas September 14, 2019.
As many as 1,300 people are missing after Dorian, while at least 15,000 are in need of shelter, food and medical care.