A Storm That Could Form in the Gulf And a Tropical Storm Off the African Coast (Update)
We are headed into the worst part of the Hurricane Season and are so far unscathed. Here is the latest on both of these systems.
The first area is in now moving over the Yucatan Peninsula and will emerge over the central gulf where winds are favorable for slow developement. The National Weather Service gives it a 60 percent chance of becoming a Tropical Cyclone in the next five days.
Tropical Storm Erin has formed off the west coast of Africa. Sustained winds are now at 40 mph but will increase to 60 mph during the next 72 hours. This storm poses no threat to us at this time.Storm watchers could be busy in the next few days. We will keep you up to date.