View Full Version : Tropical Storm Bret forms in Bahamas - Updated

07-17-2011, 05:16 PM
The season's second tropical disturbance formed Sunday about 150 miles East-Southeast of Melbourne, and 100 miles Northwest of Great Abaco island in the Bahamas.

Maximum sustained wind is at 35 MPH with higher gusts. The storm is expected to intensify into Tropical Storm Bret over the next 12 hours.

The storm will drift slowly over the next couple of days. So far, no warnings or watches are in effect for Central Florida.

extechie rbd/wdt
07-17-2011, 05:25 PM

Ex Techie :thumbsup2

07-17-2011, 05:54 PM
NOAA is showing a northerly track so I wouldn't give it much thought unless I was on a ship coming down from the north . ..


OKW Lover
07-17-2011, 08:21 PM
Queue the crisis music.pirate:

07-17-2011, 08:33 PM
Tropical Storm Bret has formed in the Atlantic Ocean near the northern Bahamas.

Authorities in the Bahamas issued a tropical storm watch for Grand Bahama and the Abaco Islands. The storm isn't expected to approach the U.S.

07-17-2011, 08:41 PM
booooooooooo hissssss!!:eek::scared1::furious: we leave tuesday on the dream!!

07-17-2011, 09:51 PM
Queue the crisis music.pirate:

Hehe...gotta love a sense of humor!:rotfl2: