Tropical Storm Rose becomes 17th named storm of the season

Looking a little weaker

TS Rose

The National Hurricane Center has named the seventeenth named storm of the 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season, Tropical Storm Rose.

Rose is located 550 miles west of the southernmost Cabo Verde Islands. The tropical storm has max winds of 40 mph and is moving north-northwest at 15 mph.

Tropical Storm Rose is no threat to Florida or the U.S.

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The center of Tropical Storm Rose was located near latitude 17.3 North, longitude 33.4 West. Rose is moving toward the northwest near 16 mph, and this general motion with a slower forward speed is expected over the next few days. Satellite wind data indicate that maximum sustained winds remain near 40 mph with higher gusts. Little change in strength is forecast during the next couple of days and Rose could weaken into a tropical depression by Thursday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 35 miles from the center. The estimated minimum central pressure is 1007 mb or 29.74 inches.