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Tropical Storm Michael forms over eastern Atlantic
2012-09-04 14:04:45 | (0 Comments)
(AP) — Forecasters say Tropical Storm Michael has formed over the eastern Atlantic Ocean but does not pose a threat to land.
The National Hurricane Center said that Michael was moving slowly toward the north-northwest at about 5 mph or 8 kph. Current models showed it staying well out to sea over the next few days.
Michael had maximum sustained winds of 40 mph or 65 kph. It was 1,220 miles or 1,963 kilometers southwest of the Azores.
Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Leslie was moving very slowly more than 500 miles or 805 kilometers south of Bermuda. That storm's maximum sustained winds today were near 65 mph or 100 kph.
In the Pacific, Tropical Depression John was moving to the northwest more than 400 miles or 645 kilometers off the coast of Baja California.
Source: The Gleaner/Power 106 News
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