Still far from land, Tropical Storm Jerry has weakened into a tropical depression, the National Hurricane Center reported today. Hundreds of miles from the East Coast of the United States, the storm is not expected to make landfall with any destructive force. National Hurricane Center
Tropical Storm Jerry is the 10th named storm of the hurricane season in the Atlantic. The season has been extraordinary, with two Category 5 hurricanes making landfall within days of one another. Jerry is the first storm to travel so far north out of the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico region. The season is approaching predicted levels.
The federal forecast calls for 13-16 named storms, 7-9 of them hurricanes, with 3-5 of the hurricanes being major storms of Category 3 or more. The Atlantic hurricane season generally lasts through October, though some named storms have formed as late as January.
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