It's Tropical Storm Irma

T.S. Irma on 8/30/17

Miami, Fla.-(Newsradio 970 WFLA)-We have another player in the hurricane season as Tropical Storm Irma has formed in the Atlantic.

Here's the Tropical Storm Irma public advisory                     

The center of Tropical Storm Irma was
located near latitude 16.4 North, longitude 30.3 West. Irma is
moving toward the west near 13 mph (20 km/h) and this general motion
is expected to continue for the next couple of days.

Satellite wind data indicate that the maximum sustained winds are
near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher gusts. Some strengthening is
forecast during the next 48 hours and Irma could become a hurricane
on Friday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 35 miles (55 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1004 mb (29.65 inches).

Graphic courtesy National Hurricane Center

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