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Tropical Depression #10 Forms

The wave in the central Atlantic that we’ve been watching for some time is now Tropical Depression # 10.  At 11 am Tuesday, TD # 10  was located near 12.9 North, 49.9 West, more than 1100 miles east-southeast of the Leeward Islands.  TD # 10 was moving west-northwest at 12 miles per hour and had maximum sustained winds of 35 miles per hour.

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TD # 10 could come close to the Leeward Islands on Friday and possibly move near Puerto Rico and Hispaniola over the weekend.  We’ll keep a close eye on it.

By Donna Thomas, SouthFloridaReporter.com, certified Meteorologist, Sept. 17, 2019

Donna Thomas has studied hurricanes for two decades. She holds a PhD in history when her experience with Hurricane Andrew ultimately led her to earn a degree in broadcast meteorology from Mississippi State University. Donna spent 15 years at WFOR-TV (CBS4 in Miami-Fort Lauderdale), where she worked as a weather producer with hurricane experts Bryan Norcross and David Bernard. She also produced hurricane specials and weather-related features and news coverage, as well as serving as pool TV producer at the National Hurricane Center during the 2004 and 2005 seasons. Donna also served as a researcher on NOAA's Atlantic Hurricane Database Reanalysis Project. Donna specializes in Florida's hurricane history.