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Tropical Storm Franklin forms in the Atlantic Ocean

The National Hurricane Center is now tracking Tropical Storm Franklin, which formed Sunday. According to the NHC, Franklin is located about 270 miles southwest of San Juan, Puerto Rico and has maximum sustained winds of 45 mph. Franklin is moving west-northwest at 14 mph. Increased Development Opportunities “The track is expected to continue west-northwest for the next day or so, followed by a sharp turn to the north. In the forecast track, Franklin should approach the coast of Hispaniola on Wednesday,” the NHC reported. The following areas are under a tropical storm watch: The entire southern coast of Haiti from Anse de Hainault east to the border of the Dominican Republic The entire southern coast of the Dominican Republic from Haiti on the border east to Isla Sauna What does a tropical storm watch mean? It is possible in the monitoring area, usually within 48 hours. Related: Tropical Storm Emily formed in the Atlantic Ocean as the National Hurricane Center is closely monitoring multiple areas of interest.

The National Hurricane Center is now tracking Tropical Storm Franklin, which formed Sunday.

According to the NHC, Franklin is located about 270 miles southwest of San Juan, Puerto Rico and has maximum sustained winds of 45 mph. Franklin is moving west-northwest at 14 mph.

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“The track is expected to continue west-northwest for the next day or so, followed by a sharp turn to the north. On the forecast track, Franklin should approach the coast of Hispaniola on Wednesday,” NHC said.

The following areas under a Watch Tropical Storm:

  • The entire southern coast of Haiti from Anse d’Hainault east to the border of the Dominican Republic.
  • The entire southern coast of the Dominican Republic from Haiti borders east to Sauna Island.

What does it mean to watch a tropical storm?

Tropical storms are possible within the watch area, usually within 48 hours.

Related: Tropical Storm Emily formed in the Atlantic Ocean

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Stay up-to-date on the latest developments in the Atlantic tropics, especially in Florida, as the National Hurricane Center keeps an eye out for multiple areas.

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