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Tropical Depressions #17 has Formed in the Atlantic

Sunday night the National Hurricane Center identified our next tropical system in the Central Atlantic Ocean as Tropical Depression #17 with maximum sustained winds of 35 mph, a minimum central pressure of 1006 mb, and moving west at 5 mph.  The storm is located 1160 miles west of the Cabo Verde Islands.

Tropical Depression #17

A tropical storm could for as early as Monday afternoon or Monday evening.

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