4th depression forms in atlantic
A large low-pressure area in the south-central Atlantic has developed into a tropical depression, the fourth this hurricane season. The National Hurricane Center said the system has sustained winds of 35 mph. It is moving west-northwest across the Atlantic at 17 mph and is moving into an environment favorable for strengthening. The center gives a 90 percent chance of it developing into a tropical storm in the next 48 hours. Projections suggest a high-pressure system could weaken in a few days, allowing the storm to move in a more northerly direction, away from the East Coast.