Posted: Sep 8, 2010 10:19 AM by Melissa Canone
MIAMI (AP) - Tropical Storm Igor has formed in the Atlantic
Ocean off the coast of Africa near the Cape Verde Islands and has
top sustained winds of near 40 mph (65 kph).
Forecasters at the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said
Wednesday that Igor was moving toward the west near 8 mph (13 kph).
The center of the storm is expected to pass south of the Cape Verde
Islands by Thursday.
A tropical storm watch has been issued for the southern Cape
Some slow strengthening is expected over the next two days.