Tropical Depression Erin Dissipated in the Eastern Atlantic

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

From the WCTV Pinpoint Weather Team:
Tropical Depression Erin dissipated in the eastern Atlantic on Sunday, August 18, 2013.

Associated Press Release

MIAMI (AP) -- Tropical Storm Erin is moving away from the Cape Verde Islands in the far eastern Atlantic, and it's expected to strengthen over the next two days.

The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Thursday that the storm's maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 kph).

There are no watches or warnings in effect. An earlier warning for the Cape Verde Islands has been canceled.

The storm is centered about 245 miles (390 kilometers) west-southwest of the islands and is moving west-northwest at 14 mph (22 kph).

Forecasters expect the storm to continue in that general direction over the next couple of days.


Associated Press Release

MIAMI (AP) -- Tropical Storm Erin has formed in the eastern Atlantic, southwest of the Cape Verde Islands.

The storm's maximum sustained winds early Thursday are near 40 mph (65 kph) with additional strengthening forecast during the next few days.

A tropical storm warning is in effect for the southern Cape Verde Islands of Maio, Santiago, Fogo and Brava.

The storm is centered about 65 miles (100 kilometers) west-southwest of Brava and is moving west-northwest near 16 mph (26 kph).


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