Tropical Depression Forms Over Eastern Atlantic

By  //  July 24, 2013

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EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN TO TROPICAL STORM

ABOVE VIDEO: The fourth Tropical Storm of the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane season has formed.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA — The fourth Tropical Storm of the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season has officially formed as the National Hurricane Center in Miami has issued an advisory on Tropical Depression 4.

As of the latest update from the National Hurricane Center, Tropical Depression 4 is located near latitude 13.9 North, 28.1 West, moving toward the West-Northwest near 20 MPH. This general direction is expected to continue during the next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds are near 35 MPH, with higher gusts. Some slight strengthening is expected during the next 48 hours, and the Depression is forecast to become a Tropical Storm later today or tonight. The estimated minimum central pressue is 1008 M.

Image Courtesy of National Hurricane Center

Image Courtesy of National Hurricane Center

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Image courtesy of National Hurricane Center

 

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