Tropical Depression in central tropical Atlantic Ocean expected to weaken

     A National Hurricane Center tracking map shows the expected path of the Tropical Depression.

    A National Hurricane Center tracking map shows the expected path of the Tropical Depression.

    A Tropical Depression that formed in the central tropical Atlantic Ocean Monday is expected to weaken, according to a bulletin issued by the National Hurricane Center. 

    At 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, the system is located about 910 miles east of the Lesser Antilles and moving to the west near 17 miles per hour, according to the bulletin.

    “Little change in strength is expected through tomorrow, but the depression is expected to weaken to a remnant low Wednesday night and degenerate into a trough of low pressure on Thursday,” said Senior Hurricane Specialist Michael Brennan.

    Only one named storm, Arthur, has formed since the beginning of the Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June 1 until November 30.

    Historically, the season peaks on September 10.  

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