Tropical Storm Chantal Forms In Atlantic Ocean
By Space Coast Daily // July 8, 2013
MOVING QUICKLY TOWARD THE LESSER ANTILLES
ABOVE VIDEO: The third named storm of the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane season was named late Sunday evening. UF Meteorologist Jeff Huffman has the latest on Chantal and the forecast path. (Video Courtesy of the University of Florida)
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA — The National Hurricane Center in Miami has issued an advisories on Tropical Storm Chantal.
As of the latest update, Chantal is located east of the windward islands at 10.6N, 50.6W about 630 Miles East Southeast of Barbados, with maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour, moving West at 26 miles per hour, with minimum central pressure at 1007 M.
The storm does not present an immediate threat to Florida and formation is not expected during the next 48 hours, but projection models include paths along Florida’s Atlantic coast.
See the projection map below.
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