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Hurricane “Elsa” heading toward Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Cuba, and Florida

The Watchers

By Theo Blaskovic

July 2, 2021

Tropical Storm “Elsa” strengthened into a hurricane at 12:30 UTC on July 2, 2021, 65 km (40 miles) W of Barbados, making it the first hurricane of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season. Elsa is the farthest east that a hurricane has formed this early in the calendar year in the tropical Atlantic since 1933 and currently the strongest July hurricane in the eastern Caribbean since Emily in 2005.

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