NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER: Tropical Storm Don Forms In Atlantic, Takes Aim For Caribbean Islands

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Don is moving west at 17 mph

Two disturbances have arose in the Atlantic with one of those systems turning into Tropical Storm Don on Monday, according to the National Hurricane Center.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Two disturbances have arose in the Atlantic with one of those systems turning into Tropical Storm Don on Monday, according to the National Hurricane Center.

Don is moving west at 17 mph, while registering 45 mph max sustained winds.

The tropical storm is not expected to gain much strength within the next 48 hours, according to NHC.

Don is expected to produce total rain accumulations of 2-4 inches across the Windward Islands through Wednesday morning.

Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Grenada.

Trinidad and Tobago, Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao should continue monitor the progress of Don.

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NHC is also continuing to monitor another disturbance in the Atlantic that has a low chance of formation, as of Monday night.

According to the National Hurricane Center, the disturbance has only a 20-30% chance of formation through five days as the system continues to the west-northwest at 10-15 mph and is producing limited showers and thunderstorms.

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