Tropical Storm Bertha Nearing Lesser Antilles Islands
Posted: 9:28 AM EDT on August 01, 2014
Tropical Storm Warnings are flying Friday morning in most of the Lesser Antilles Islands as Tropical Storm Bertha, with top winds of 45 mph, cruises west-northwest at 20 mph towards the islands. The formation of Bertha on August 1 was right on schedule, according to climatology from 1966 - 2009: the Atlantic's 2nd named storm has historically formed on August 1 during this period.
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