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Tropical Storm Vicky forms in the Atlantic

Vicky joins Sally, Rene, Paulette, and Teddy in a very crowded Atlantic basin.
Vicky is the 20th named storm of the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season.
Vicky is the 20th named storm of the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season.(KBTX)
Published: Sep. 14, 2020 at 10:16 AM CDT
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BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) - Tropical Storm Vicky has formed in the eastern Atlantic as the 20th named storm of the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season.

Here is the latest information on Tropical Storm Vicky as of the Monday 4 p.m. advisory from the National Hurricane Center:

Tropical Storm Vicky
Location:19.3N, 29.5W - About 430 miles WNW of the Cabo Verde Islands
Maximum Sustained Winds:45 mph
Movement:NW at 7 mph
Minimum Central Pressure:1002 mb

Vicky is forecasted to continue a northwestward track through Monday before turning to the west by Wednesday. The tropical storm is expected to weaken overnight Monday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 105 miles from the center.

Vicky joins Sally, Paulette, Teddy, and remnants of Rene in a very crowded Atlantic basin.

Tropical Storm Vicky formed in the Atlantic Basin Monday morning.
Tropical Storm Vicky formed in the Atlantic Basin Monday morning.(KBTX)

Sally remains the largest short term threat to the US, expected to make landfall as a Category 2 hurricane by Tuesday night or Wednesday.

Hurricane Sally
Location:28.8N, 87.4W - About 105 miles E of the mouth of the Mississippi River
Maximum Sustained Winds:100 mph
Movement:WNW at 6 mph
Minimum Central Pressure:987 mb

Hurricane Paulette continues to churn out in the Atlantic, north of Bermuda. The category 2 hurricane is expected to slightly strengthen through Tuesday night before gradual weakening begins Wednesday.

Hurricane Paulette
Location:34.5N, 63.8W - About 65 miles N of Bermuda
Maximum Sustained Winds:105 mph
Movement:NNE at 24 mph
Minimum Central Pressure:965 mb

Tropical Storm Teddy also formed Monday morning and sits to the southwest of Vicky. Teddy is expected to strengthen over the next few days, becoming a hurricane on Tuesday.

Tropical Storm Teddy
Location:13.0N, 44.0W - About 1250 miles E of the Lesser Antilles
Maximum Sustained Winds:50 mph
Movement:W at 14 mph
Minimum Central Pressure:1002 mb

Rene has dissipated with its remnants sitting to the northwest of Vicky. Details from the last advisory that the National Hurricane Center will issue on the system are below:

Remnants of Rene
Location:26.9N, 49.3W - About 1045 miles NE of the Leeward Islands
Maximum Sustained Winds:30 mph
Movement:WSW at 11 mph
Minimum Central Pressure:1011 mb

Only “Wilfred” is left on the Atlantic 2020 names list before names are taken from the Greek alphabet.

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