Tropical Storm Emily forms in mid Atlantic, threatens North and Central America

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Tuesday, July 12, 2005


Just as Hurricane Dennis dissipated over the mid-west United States on Monday, Tropical Storm Emily formed in the mid-Atlantic. Its current location is 11.1° N, 52.8° W, about 475 miles (765 km) east-southeast of Barbados.

The storm is currently moving west at a rate of 13mph/20kph. It is expected to make a slight turn to the north-northwest on Tuesday. Maximum sustained winds are currently at 45mph/75kph.

Hurricane watches have been issued for Barbados, Grenada, The Grenadines, St. Vincent, and St. Lucia.

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