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Subtropical Storm Wanda could become a tropical storm this week

The 21st named storm of the season could become a tropical storm on Tuesday, the National Hurricane Center said.

At 5 a.m. Monday, Subtropical Storm Wanda had maximum sustained winds of 50 mph and was about 970 miles west of the Azores, moving southeast at 7 mph.
Source: WFLA website

Wanda is expected to turn to the northeast late Monday before turning north on Tuesday.

“Little change in strength is forecast during the next few days. However, Wanda may become a tropical storm on Tuesday,” the hurricane center said.

There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

The NHC is also monitoring a broad area of low pressure that’s producing disorganized shower activity about several hundred miles off the Cabo Verde Islands. The system has a low 10% chance of developing into a tropical depression or storm over the next five days.

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