- At 9:00pm Subtropical Storm Ernesto was located near latitude 39.7N and longitude 45.1W or about 630 miles SE of Cape Race, Newfoundland. Ernesto was moving to the NNE at 10mph with maximum sustained winds of 40mph.
- Elsewhere in the North Atlantic, the Caribbean Sea, and the Gulf of Mexico, tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 48 hours.
Fill sinks, bathtub and large containers with water as an extra supply for washing and flushing.
During the hurricane season, fisher folks are strongly advised to stay informed via radio, listen to the weather bulletin before venturing out to sea. Move your boat to safe harbor early.
Prepare your car in case of evacuation. Fill your tank and check your tires.
Upon alert, farmers should harvest crops which can be stored, consumed and sold.