MIAMI — Hurricane Danielle in the open Atlantic has grown to a Category 2 storm with maximum sustained winds of more than 100 mph (160 kph).
It is moving northwest and the forecast track has it heading toward Bermuda over the next several days.
Also, Tropical Storm Earl has formed in the open Atlantic Ocean, but the system is far from land. Earl has maximum sustained winds of 40 mph (65 kph) and is expected to become a hurricane by late Friday.
In the Pacific, Hurricane Frank off Mexico's coast has maximum sustained winds near 80 mph (130 kph). The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Frank likely will weaken as it moves away from Mexico's southwestern coast. Frank is located about 250 miles (405 kilometers) south-southwest of Cabo Corrientes, Mexico, and is moving west-northwest.