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Tropical Storm Gonzalo officially forms in the Atlantic

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Posted at 8:04 AM, Jul 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-22 09:04:44-04

Intensifying overnight T.D. 7 has now officially been classified as Tropical Storm Gonzalo with winds at 45 mph, moving WNW at 12 mph.

This storm will pose no threat to Acadiana as it will battle a hostile environment as it approaches the Caribbean, and the remnant moisture will move to central America.

Gonzalo will be the seventh named storm of the season already, setting a record for the earliest we've seen a "G" named storm develop