Tropical depression forms in Atlantic

Published On: Oct 03 2012 10:46:36 AM CDT   Updated On: Oct 03 2012 03:39:12 PM CDT

Another tropical depression formed in the Atlantic Ocean on Wednesday.

On Wednesday afternoon, Tropical Depression No. 15 formed was at 18.6 north, 42.0 west, which is about 1,200 miles west of the Cape Verde Islands. It had maximum sustained winds of 35 mph and was moving northwest at 14 mph.

According to the National Hurricane Center, the depression could strengthen into a tropical storm late Wednesday or on Thursday, but it is expected to dissipate into a trough on Friday.


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