Hurricane Earl

Earl has been upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane with 75 mph winds, as of 5 PM Wednesday. Hurricane Warnings are in place for the coastline of Belize, where Earl will make landfall early Thursday morning. Earl is expected to weaken back to tropical storm status after moving over the Yucatan Peninsula late Thursday. There is a small window for restrengthening back into a tropical storm Friday as Earl moves over the southern Gulf of Mexico. A second landfall in southern Mexico will happen Saturday, with Earl rapidly weakening after landfall. The tropical wave we’ve been keeping a close eye on for the last few days has…