Tropical Storm Vicky weakening in Central Atlantic

Sept. 14 (UPI) — Vicky weakened Wednesday morning, barely placing on to its put as a tropical storm over the Central Atlantic.

In an 11 p.m. AST advisory, the National Typhoon Heart said Vicky was located 860 miles west-northwest of the Cabo Verde Islands. It had most sustained winds of 40 mph and was transferring west at 10 mph.

Vicky was the 20th tropical storm of the 2020 season and way a brand recent early document for a “V” named storm. It was formed off the western shoreline of Africa and reinforced into a tropical storm on Monday.

The NHC said it expects Vicky to dissipate by mid-week.

“A west-southwestward motion is forecast to originate by Friday and continue thru dissipation,” it said.

The NHC has said it expects Vicky to be “brief-lived” and no longer have an effect on land.

The storm joins loads of others which are within the Atlantic Basin: Tropical Storms Sally and Teddy, put up-tropical cyclone Paulette and Tropical Depression Rene. There are also two varied disturbances, one shut to the African drift and one within the Gulf of Mexico.

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