UPDATE  Tue 7/22 5:05am


A tropical depression is moving west in the Atlantic but is expected to degenerate over the next few days.


The depression's maximum sustained winds early Tuesday are near 35 mph (55 kph). The U.S. National Hurricane Center says some weakening is expected by Wednesday night and the depression is forecast to degenerate into a trough of low pressure in two to three days.


The depression is centered about 1,025 miles (1,645 kilometers) east of the Lesser Antilles and is moving west near 16 mph (26 kph).






Mon 7/21 4:35pm

MIAMI (AP) _ Forecasters say a tropical depression has formed over the Atlantic, though it remains far out to sea and is not expected to threaten land.

The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says the depression formed Monday afternoon. It was about 1,200 miles (1,930 kilometers) east of the Lesser Antilles, moving west at 16 mph (26 kph). 

Its maximum sustained winds were at 35 mph (56 kph).

Little change in strength is expected over the next couple of days, and the depression is likely to weaken and lose tropical characteristics by Thursday.


Tropical Depression #2 has formed out in the Atlantic.

The storm system is about 1,205 miles east of the lesser Antilles with maximum sustained winds of 35 mph.

Forecasters are not expecting the system to intensify past a Tropical Depression within the next few days.

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