Meet Tropical Storm Danny

Re-posted from wtvr.com.

WTVR.com

A disturbance in the eastern Atlantic we were monitoring yesterday developed into Tropical Depression Four this morning and then quickly strengthened to Tropical Storm Danny this afternoon.

Anchorman

Tropical storm Danny is circled in red below.

.MG Tropics Satellite

The track of Danny will be generally westward over the next week or so as it moves along the southern periphery of central Atlantic high pressure.  Further strengthening is likely, and the storm has a good chance of becoming the first hurricane of the season in the Atlantic Basin.

The intensity forecasts from various tropical models show Danny becoming a category 1 hurricane on Thursday, with some guidance taking it to a category 2 hurricane this weekend.

The official National Hurricane Center (NHC) forecast takes Danny close to the Lesser Antilles early next week as a category 2 hurricane.

TROPICS forecast cone

Any impact to the US is still about two weeks away, so we have plenty…

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