The system, one of four the center is watching, was expected to be upgraded by Friday night and followed through, with winds now at 30 miles per hour and moving west at 3 miles per hour as of Saturday's 11 a.m. advisory.
The Met Office urges residents to please monitor and have your hurricane plan prepared, in case it is needed.
As far as Tropical Depression Eleven, the NHC said that "little change in strength is forecast during the next day or two, and the depression is forecast to become a remnant low on Sunday".
However, Barbados is likely to experience moderate to heavy showers and occasional gusty winds from the system as it moves across the island chain late Monday into Tuesday. This media house does not correct any spelling or grammatical error within press releases and commentaries. Kirk is moving toward the west-northwest near 16 miles per hour. Isaac then weakened to a tropical storm as it passed through the Lesser Antilles, though it did produce heavy rainfall.
Leslie is moving a 6 miles per hour, and only a "little motion is expected today".
After taking a week off, the tropics are back at it again with Tropical Storm Kirk and Subtropical Storm Leslie forming over the weekend and a disturbance aiming at the already storm-weary North Carolina coast.
Rain chances will be 40 to 50 percent all week.
Interstate 40 has also been closed because of Hurricane Florence and on Sunday night it remained closed from NC 41 to Wilmington, according to the N.C. DOT web site.
Tropical Storm Kirk was accelerating westward over the eastern tropical Atlantic as Subtropical Storm Leslie formed Sunday, the National Hurricane Center said.
Finally, a non-tropical low pressure system is forming about 900 miles west-southwest of the Azores.
In the North-Central Atlantic, Leslie probably is not even subtropical.
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