MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 35 MPH ... 55 KM/HR ... WITH HIGHER GUSTS. THE DEPRESSION IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS. IF IT DOES SO ... IT WILL TIE THE RECORD OF 21 NAMED STORMS SET IN 1933.
Sunday, October 16, 2005
WILL IT BE WILMA?
The National Hurricane Center is keeping especially close tabs on Tropical Depression Twenty-Four. Right now the storm isn't much:
If the storm picks up, as expected, then it will wear the name Wilma. The five-day forecast predicts the storm will enter the Gulf of Mexico by Friday.