At 5:00 AM EDT the center of Tropical Storm NOEL was located very near the town of Gibara on the north coast of Cuba, and about 270 miles south-southeast of Nassau in the Bahamas. Maximum sustained winds are near 60 MPH with higher gusts. Interests in southern Florida should monitor the progress of NOEL. A Tropical Storm WATCH may be required for southeast Florida later today.
Weather here in the mountains will be much more pleasant after another colder than normal start to the day. The low this morning at our office was 24° and things will warm to the low 60s. Expect clear skies Tuesday and Wednesday with highs around 63° with overnight lows around 41° on Wednesday morning and 35° on Thursday morning/ Normals lows are around 33° and normal highs are 60°.