Earl formed as a tropical storm, late on September 2nd, 2022 north of the Leeward Islands. Earl maintained tropical storm intensity as it tracked just north Puerto Rico. Tropical Storm Earl eventually turned north, slowly moving away from the Caribbean.
Earl encountered more favorable atmospheric conditions and strengthened into a hurricane on September 6th. Over the next two days, Early gradually strengthened into a category 2 storm with maximum sustained winds of 105 mph. While Earl was a hurricane, it passed 180 miles southeast of Bermuda, bringing near tropical storm force winds.
Earl maintained hurricane intensity until September 10th when it began transitioning to an extratropical cyclone.
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