Fourth tropical depression forms in the Atlantic

| 02/08/2010

(CNS): AT 11:00 am EDT today (2 August) the National Hurricane Centre reported that a new tropical depression had formed out in the Atlantic. The weather system was located more that 1300 miles from the Lesser Antilles with maximum sustained winds of 35 mph. No warnings have yet been issued and the system poses no threat to the Cayman Islands at this time. The depression is moving toward the west-northwest near 17 mph and a continued motion toward the west-northwest with an increase in forward speed is expected over the next couple of days. Forecasters say the system is likely to become a tropical storm by Monday night or on Tuesday.

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