Tropical Storm Dorian forms, expected to become hurricane


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I AM KELSI THORUD, WESH 2 NEWS. MATT: KELSEY, THANKS. TURNING NOW TO THE TROPICS WHERE WE ARE KEEPING A CLOSE EYE ON TWO SYSTEMS, TROPICAL STORM DORIAN AND INVEST 98 WE’RE HERE NOW WITH CHIEF METEOROLOGIST TONY MAINOLFI WHO HAS BEEN BUSY TRACKING THESE TONY: YES. LET’S BEGIN AT HOME WITH GOOD NEWS. AS A GO TO THE SATELLITE NOW. THIS IS PULLING AWAY. IF ANYTHING IS DRAWING US OUT TOMORROW AS WE GO THROUGH TOMORROW AFTERNOON. NOT LOOKING TOO GOOD OVER THE LAST 12 HOURS BUT THERE’S STILL SO THIS COULD GRADUALLY DEVELOP INTO A DEPRESSION OVER THE GULFSTREAM WATERS TO THE EAST. THE BIGGER CONCERN IS TROPICAL STORM DORIAN. BECAME A DEPRESSION IN THE MORNING, STORM IN THE AFTERNOON. STILL FORECAST TO BECOME A HURRICANE ON APPROACH TO THE WINDWARD ISLANDS. IT IS A SMALL, COMPACT STORM. THEY CAN STRENGTHEN RAPIDLY. AND THEY CAN WEAKEN RAPIDLY. OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF HISPANIOLA, IT MAY START TO WEAKEN AGAIN. WEATHER GOES OVER THE TALLEST PEAKS, TOO EARLY TO TELL. IT IS MOVING QUICKLY TO THE WEST, NORTHWEST. WE HAVE DECENT MODEL AGREEMENT IS A GO THROUGH THE NEXT SEVEN DAYS OVER THE HISPANIOLA AND THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS. WE W

Tropical Storm Dorian forms, expected to become hurricane

As we near the end of August, the tropics are beginning to churn up storms in the Atlantic.Invest 98, which is currently pulling away from Florida, is likely to develop to the east of the state over the next few days.Tropical Storm Dorian has formed east of the Windward Islands and is expected to become a hurricane next week as it moves west around 12 miles per hour.Forecasters believe the tropical storm will turn west-northwest on Sunday and continue that path through Tuesday. T.S. #Dorian forms east of the Windward Islands and is expected to become a hurricane early next week. Here’s a look at the latest path, tracks and intensity forecasts. I’ll have a complete look at the tropics tonight at 6 on @WESH. #WESHwx pic.twitter.com/10qj09uLTl— Tony Mainolfi (@TMainolfiWESH) August 24, 2019

As we near the end of August, the tropics are beginning to churn up storms in the Atlantic.

Invest 98, which is currently pulling away from Florida, is likely to develop to the east of the state over the next few days.

Tropical Storm Dorian has formed east of the Windward Islands and is expected to become a hurricane next week as it moves west around 12 miles per hour.

Forecasters believe the tropical storm will turn west-northwest on Sunday and continue that path through Tuesday.

T.S. #Dorian forms east of the Windward Islands and is expected to become a hurricane early next week. Here’s a look at the latest path, tracks and intensity forecasts. I’ll have a complete look at the tropics tonight at 6 on @WESH. #WESHwx pic.twitter.com/10qj09uLTl

— Tony Mainolfi (@TMainolfiWESH) August 24, 2019

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