Tropical Storms Emily and Franklin form in the Atlantic

Writer: Rachel Murphy
Published: Updated:
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Tropical Storm Emily (CREDIT: The Weather Authority)

Tropical Storms Emily and Franklin have formed in the Atlantic.

As of the 5 p.m. advisory released by the National Hurricane Center, the tropical storm has maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour. It’s moving west-northwest at a rate of 10 mph.

Tropical Storm Emily is the fifth named storm thus far of the 2023 hurricane season. Emily is expected to stay out at sea.

The maximum sustained winds for Tropical Storm Franklin are up to 45 miles per hour. It’s moving west-northwest at 14 mph.

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Tropical Storm Franklin (CREDIT: The Weather Authority)

According to the National Hurricane Center, Franklin is forecast to approach Hispaniola late on Tuesday. It will move across the island Wednesday as a tropical storm.

Tropical development chances. Credit: The Weather Authority

As of 5 a.m. Monday, Tropical Storm Gert has formed. Maximum sustained winds are near 40 miles per hour with higher gusts. Gert is expected to be a remnant low later Monday and dissipate on Tuesday.

All current tropical storms do not pose a risk to Florida.

Click here to track other tropical developments in the Atlantic.

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