BREAKING: Tropical Storm Lee Forms in the Atlantic, Will Become Major Hurricane by Friday

By  //  September 5, 2023

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BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Tropical Storm Lee has formed in the Central Atlantic on Tuesday in the latest report by National Hurricane Center.

Tropical Storm Lee is moving toward the west-northwest near 16 mph and this motion is expected to continue for the next few days with a slight reduction in forward speed, according to National Hurricane Center.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 45 mph with higher gusts.

Lee is forecast to be a hurricane within a couple of days and will likely become a major hurricane by Friday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 70 miles from the center.

Stay tuned to Space Coast Daily for updates on Tropical Storm Lee