Monday, July 8, 2013

Tropical Storm Chantal

The region of thunderstorms off the coast of Africa, mentioned in the previous post, experienced good conditions for development. Rotation and closed circulation developed quickly and the system is now making winds over 40 MPH. Further development is expected.

Tropical storm Chantal is heading WNW at 26 MPH. The forecast track takes this storm over the Lesser Antilles, then over Hispaniola, Cuba, and then turning right towards Florida.