Shelby: Subtropical depression poses no threat to land

Hawaii forecasters watching Tropical Storm Lane

As it's still very far away, it's too early to tell how the storm could affect the Hawaiian Islands, but the current forecast path takes it just to the south of the Big Island sometime Wednesday.

Ernesto is not expected to impact any land areas over through the weekend.

Our next storm system will get closer to us Friday, and that will result in a better chance of some afternoon storms.

As of the 5 pm advisory on Thursday, Subtropical storm Ernesto remains over the open central Atlantic waters.

An initial intensity for this system is set to a "possibly conservative" 35 miles per hour, which is slightly below the latest satellite intensity estimate.

Chelsea's Maurizio Sarri: 'Horrible' 15-minute spell shows Blues must improve
I think in this way of football, if you don't cover the distances, you are in trouble. In quality we are going very well, but in quantity we have to improve.

This characteristics will also include winds reaching farther from the center than a typical tropical system and this often prevents subtropical storms from rapidly intensifying.

Hurricane Chris bucked the trend but Alberto, Beryl, Debby, and now Ernesto all acquired a mix of upper level cold core temperatures along with low level warm center.

So why is it considered subtropical and why are these types of storms given names? With the dust contributing drier air into parts of the atmosphere, that's not a good thing when it comes to a tropical wave looking to develop.

Hurricane season peaks in September and does not end until November 30th.

Follow Matthew East on Twitter and Facebook.

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Amazon Prime will no longer offer 20 percent off game pre-orders
Aug 24, 2018 - 04:55
As Twitch announced on its blog, Twitch Prime members with monthly subscriptions will get ad-free viewing until October 15th. Much like Amazon, Best Buy also left gamers with a similar replacement, offering a $10 credit for pre-ordering select games.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Trump promotes white nationalist propaganda about South Africa
Aug 24, 2018 - 04:46
The tweet added to a growing perception in Washington that Trump gives little thought or attention to the continent. This is how global publications covered Trump's tweet about South Africa.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Swiss mogul Federer sets Djokovic blockbuster in Cincinnati final
Aug 21, 2018 - 15:40
The Wimbledon champion had only a short recovery before facing Canada's Milos Raonic in the quarter-finals. She fell to 0-3 in Cincinnati finals, finishing as the runner-up in 2015 and each of the last two years.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Massive Cleanup Begins as Rains and Floodwaters in Kerala Subside
Aug 21, 2018 - 15:28
Although floods have affected many states in small to medium scale, eight states were hit badly by intense floods and landslides. He said the department was preparing to deal with a possible outbreak of water-borne and air-borne diseases in the camps.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Nvidia's using AI in chips to make video games even more realistic
Aug 21, 2018 - 15:22
Besides the real-time Ray Tracing technology, the new RTX GPUs also incorporate the use of shaders and Artificial Intelligence. For a lifetime PC gaming nerd that's super-exciting; as Jen-Hsun's said, it's always been the holy grail of PC graphics.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Jennifer Lopez is hosting the hottest VMAs party in town
Aug 21, 2018 - 14:47
She hit back at the comedian, jumping to the defence of Normani - another member of the band. J.Lo also took home Best Collaboration for her Cardi B and DJ Khaled collaboration "Dinero".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top What we know about Don McGahn's cooperation with the Mueller probe
Aug 21, 2018 - 08:08
The smiling officer thanked Trump as he stood beside him at the lectern but made no comment on the president's remark. In his tweets , Trump said McGahn had cooperated with prosecutors with his approval "for purposes of transparency".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Turnbull remains Liberal leader, holding off challenge from Peter Dutton
Aug 21, 2018 - 06:10
But Treasurer Scott Morrison said was "fully supportive" of the Prime Minister. Mr Dutton tweeted on Saturday that he supported the prime minister.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Tesla on track to make 8000 Model 3s per week, Evercore says
Aug 20, 2018 - 20:14
But the Wall Street Journal said the SEC was also investigating whether Musk downplayed the company's Model 3 production problems. Musk's admissions come at a tumultuous time for Tesla , but the CEO predicted that the pain isn't quite over yet.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Trump floats possibility of changing reporting requirements for publicly traded companies
Aug 19, 2018 - 21:08
The SEC is the regulatory arm of the SEA, and since its formation, quarterly earnings reports have been mandatory. Switching to a six-monthly reporting system would "allow greater flexibility and save money", Mr Trump said.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top The Latest On Ohio State’s Urban Meyer Investigation
Aug 19, 2018 - 21:00
Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith also knew about the 2015 allegations, according to Zach Smith . As required by law, public notice of the meeting will be released at least 24 hours in advance.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Girls Allegedly Killed by Dad May Have Been Strangled
Aug 19, 2018 - 19:52
Watts said: "When I got home yesterday, it was like a ghost town". "I just want everybody to come home". "She wasn't here. The body of Shanann Watts was found in a shallow grave Thursday, according to court documents revealed Saturday.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Priyanka and Nick dance to celebrate engagement
Aug 19, 2018 - 18:31
Priyanka Chopra , Alia Bhatt and Arpita Khan Sharma squeeze in the frame for Mushtaq Sheikh's selfie moment. Joe and fiancée, Sophie Turner , gave a shout-out to their "beautiful future sister-in-law", though.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Kerala floods: UAE provides relief assistance
Aug 19, 2018 - 17:36
Torrential rains in Kerala have triggered the state's worst flooding in almost a century, destroying thousands of homes and roads. Mobile phone operators have been offering free data and SMS messages across Kerala since Saturday to assist with distress calls.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top In the U.S. the children are fed cereals with toxic poison
Aug 19, 2018 - 15:28
Even five of sixteen organic products tested had traces of glyphosate. However the FDA has not yet released any official results.