Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Invest 95 Declared "Arlene" - First Tropical Storm of Atlantic Season

Tropical Storm Arlene has formed in the extreme southern Gulf of Mexico.  At 7pm CDT, the center of Arlene was located 280 miles East/Southeast of Tampico, Mexico, and was moving West/Northwest at 7 mph.  Maximum sustained winds were estimated at 40 mph.

The official NHC forecast track is shown below.  At this time, Arlene is not expected to reach hurricane strength before making landfall along the Mexican coast on Thursday afternoon:

See this recent post for additional information.

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