The subtropical storm acquired enough tropical characteristics to be classified as a tropical storm late Sunday night.
Little change in strength is expected during the next 24 hours. Jerry will eventually get kicked to the northeast over the open waters of the Atlantic Ocean. By midweek, Jerry is expected to become absorbed by another low pressure area.
A tropical wave 200 miles east of the Windward Islands and another one about 650 miles south-southwest of the Cape Verde Islands both have the chance to become tropical depressions over the next couple of days. The first wave will bring squally weather to the Lesser Antilles on Monday and Tuesday.
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