What forecasters say will become Hurricane Danny will not evolve from its current tropical storm status until the early part of the weekend and there are no signs from forecasters that it will surpass Category 1, according to a report from AccuWeather.com on Thursday.
Danny currently has winds of 60 miles per hour, the National Hurricane Center reported. The storm is centered about 575 miles (925 Kilometers) south-southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina and is moving about 10 mph towards the northwest. It is expected to impact New England and North Carolina late Friday.
Forecasters said Danny would become a Category 1 hurricane - reaching sustained winds of 74 miles per hour to 95 mph (119-153 Km/hr), AccuWeather.com noted Thursday.
As category 1 hurricane it is expected to have damaging winds that could mainly affect unanchored mobile homes, snap large branches of healthy trees , unroot some trees and cause power outages in some areas, according to the NHC.
Forecasters say people in the Carolinas and northward to New England should monitor Danny's progress.