Tropical Storm Chantal forms in Atlantic

Far from Florida at more than 1,000 miles east of the Windward Islands, a disturbance late Sunday developed into Tropical Storm Chantal, forecasters said.

The storm was moving west at a brisk 25 mph with sustained winds of 40 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center.

A tropical storm warning was issued for Barbados, Dominica and Saint Lucia.

According to Bay News 9, forecast models disagree on whether the storm will ever set its sights on Florida.

Tropical Storm Chantal forms in Atlantic 07/07/13 [Last modified: Monday, July 8, 2013 12:24am]

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