HOLT, Fla., July 6, 2017–The disturbance in the Atlantic Ocean developed enough overnight to be classified as a tropical depression by the National Hurricane Center.
However, as of 10 a.m. CDT, the NHC does not expect this system to become a tropical storm.
During the night the system picked up speed and is moving at 21 mph west-northwest. It is expected to pick up speed during the next 48 hours.
Wind speeds are at 30 mph with higher gusts.
Hurricane models show the storm continuing along its present course.