Tropical Depression 8 forms in the western Atlantic

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AUGUST 12th, 2017 - Tropical Depression 8 has formed in the western Atlantic and is expected to become Tropical Storm Gert on Sunday.

Tropical Depression 8 has sustained winds of 35 mph and higher gusts. It's pressure is 1011 mb with movement to the NNW at 13 mph.

Here's a look at the forecast track of Tropical Depression 8, which will likely become Gert on Sunday. It is expected to remain out to sea and will not affect the eastern Seaboard. Bermuda may be affected by this system either Monday or Tuesday.