Tropical Storm Dolly Forms in the Gulf of Mexico
Posted: 10:24 AM EDT on September 02, 2014
Say hello to the Atlantic's fourth named storm of 2014--Tropical Storm Dolly, which formed Tuesday morning in the Gulf of Mexico's Bay of Campeche. Dolly is struggling with wind shear--its low level circulation center is partially exposed to view, with the heavy thunderstorms limited to one side (the south side) by strong upper-level winds.
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