National Hurricane Center Upgrades Tropical Depression Four To Tropical Storm Danny

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Tropical Storm Danny is centered over the far east-central tropical Atlantic Ocean about 1,595 miles east of the Windward Islands. (nhc.noaa.gov image)

Tropical Storm Danny is centered over the far east-central tropical Atlantic Ocean about 1,595 miles east of the Windward Islands. (nhc.noaa.gov image)

UPDATE: NHC has upgraded Tropical Depression Four to Tropical Storm Danny, Expected To Become Hurricane By Thursday

NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER – Tropical Storm Danny is centered over the far east-central tropical Atlantic Ocean about 1,595 miles east of the Windward Islands.

national-weather-serviceA motion toward the west is expected Tuesday tonight, followed by a turn toward the west-northwest on Wednesday.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 40 mph. Additional strengthening during the next 48 hours is forecast, and Danny is expected to become a hurricane by Thursday.

Get the latest on this tropical cyclone, including graphics, on the NHC website at www.hurricanes.gov

ORIGINAL STORY: National Hurricane Center Monitoring Low Pressure Area Over Eastern Atlantic Ocean

NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER – On Tuesday morning, the National Hurricane Center is closely monitoring an area of low pressure located over the far eastern Atlantic Ocean several hundred miles west-southwest of the Cape Verde Islands.

As seen on the latest GOES East satellite image, the associated thunderstorm activity has continued to become better organized this morning.

Environmental conditions are conducive for additional development, and only a slight increase in organization would result in the formation of a tropical depression later today while the system moves westward to west-northwestward at 10 to 15 mph.

Elsewhere, a non-tropical area of low pressure is expected to form within a couple of hundred miles of Bermuda over the western Atlantic Ocean in a few days.

Environmental conditions could support some tropical or subtropical development of the system by the weekend while it moves slowly northward.

Get the latest on the tropics anytime by visiting the NHC website at www.hurricanes.gov

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