Wednesday, September 1st, 2010...3:29 pm

Fiona moves over Atlantic, another tropical storm forms

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MIAMI, CMC – Tropical Storm Fiona was moving over the open Atlantic on Wednesday, but Caribbean countries were keeping a close watch on Gaston, the fourth named tropical storm in 11 days.

At 4.00 pm local time, Gaston, the seventh named storm of the 2010 season, was located 1635 miles east of the Leeward Islands and the National Hurricane Centre (NHC) said that while there were no coastal warnings or storm watches in effect, it was necessary for residents in those islands to monitor its progress.

Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Fiona moved over the Atlantic and all warnings for the Caribbean have been discontinued.

The center of Fiona was located 150 miles north of Anguilla and approximately 185 miles north east of St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands.

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