Rene is now just an area of low pressure after wind speeds decreased to 30 mph as of Monday afternoon. The weak system is spinning in the open waters of the central Atlantic. As of the latest imagery, all thunderstorm activity has dissipated completely.
Rene was the 18th named storm of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season. The storm formed as Tropical Depression 18 Monday morning, September 7th near the Cabo Verde Islands. It became Tropical Storm Rene about 15 hours later, but weakened back to a depression Wednesday, September 9th. The cyclone became a tropical storm once again 12 hours later, this time holding that status until Saturday, September 12 when dry air started to mix into the system, weakening back to a tropical depression.