Tracking Hurricane Elsa: Category 1 storm barrels toward the Caribbean and takes aims for Florida

STORM Elsa turned into a category 1 hurricane on Friday morning.

A hurricane warning has been issued for Barbados, St Vincent, the Grenadines, and St Lucia.

According to the National Hurricane Center, Elsa could hit the US as early as Sunday evening – first hitting Florida, before making its way to Georgia and South Carolina.

Elsa was the earliest fifth named storm on record, beating out last year’s Eduardo which formed on July 6, according to Colorado State University hurricane researcher Phil Klotzbach.

Read our Hurricane Elsa live blog below for the latest news and updates…


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