Two Tropical Storms named in Atlantic Basin Tuesday
As of 4pm Tuesday, the second tropical storm of the day has been named in the Atlantic Basin. Omar formed during the afternoon hours. The system is drifting northeast and out to sea; it will not pose a threat to the United States. Omar is the earliest named O-storm, breaking the previous record held by Ophelia which formed on September 7, 2005.
Earlier in the day, Tropical Storm Nana formed in the Caribbean Sea. Moving west at 18 mph, this system will not impact the local area or U.S. either. Nana is the earliest ever N-named storm, breaking the previous record held by Nate on September 5, 2005.
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