NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER: Tropical Depression Fourteen Upgraded To Tropical Storm Lee
By Space Coast Daily // September 16, 2017
12th named storm of the 2017 hurricane season
NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER – The National Hurricane Center has upgraded Tropical Depression Fourteen to Tropical Storm Lee, the 12th named storm of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season.
Lee is centered over the far eastern tropical Atlantic Ocean about 655 miles west-southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands.
Lee is moving toward the west near 12 mph. A westward or west-northwestward motion with a decrease in forward speed is expected during the next couple of days.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to are near 40 mph with higher gusts. Little change in strength is forecast during the next 48 hours. Lee is not a threat to land.
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