Tracking The Tropics: Tropical storm Gamma forms in the Caribbean

WSAV Hurricane Central

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — An area of disturbed weather that the National Hurricane Center has been monitoring for tropical development in the western Caribbean Sea organized into Tropical Depression 25. On Friday night, it became better organized and stronger and is now tropical storm Gamma.

As of 11 p.m., T.S. Gamma has maximum sustained wind of 40 mph and wind gusts as high as 50 mph. Movement is to the northwest at 9 mph.

Over the next several days, some strengthening is expected as it moves into the southern Gulf of Mexico and Bay of Campeche.

There is no threat to the United States from T.D. 25 at this time.

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