The eighth tropical depression of the season forms way out in the Atlantic. The depression is expected to strengthen into Tropical Storm Gordon over the next day. It is no threat to land and the forecast track re-curves it in a few days, keeping it out over the open ocean.
SUMMARY OF 500 PM EDT
LOCATION...29.9N 55.1W ABOUT 595 MI ESE OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH.
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 355 DEGREES AT 18 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1013 MB...29.91 INCHES