Tropical Depression 5 Develops into Tropical Storm Ernesto

Tropical Depression 5 is now Tropical Storm Ernesto, and is continuing to move West towards the Windward Islands at 22 miles per hour with maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour. Tropical storm force winds are extending outward up to 115 miles from the center mainly to the north and northeast. Some strengthening is expected in the next 48 hours as well as the development large waves.

Looking at the forecast models, the consensus has Ernesto headed towards Yucatán Peninsula, where the [Disney_Fantasy] is scheduled to call on Costa Maya and Cozumel next week.

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