BREAKING: TD4 Becomes Tropical Storm Danielle Over Southern Gulf

RGBTOP satellite loop of Danielle
RGBTOP satellite loop of Danielle

Tropical depression 4 has been upgraded to tropical storm Danielle this morning over the Southwest Gulf of Mexico.

The National Hurricane Center upgraded TD4 to tropical storm Danielle this morning; This makes Danielle the earliest 4th tropical storm on record to form in the Atlantic basin beating Debby of 2012 by about 4 days.

7:00AM CDT Advisory: As of 7:00am CDT Danielle is located over the Southwest Gulf of Mexico at 20.6°N 96.0°W and is moving WNW at 7mph. Maximum sustained winds are 40mph and the minimum central pressure is 1008 millibars.

7am CDT forecast track for tropical storm Danielle
7am CDT forecast track for tropical storm Danielle

Forecast for Danielle: Danielle is not expected to strengthen any further. It is expected to maintain its current intensity and continue moving WNW and eventually make landfall in Eastern Mexico within the next 12 hours.

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