FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — It’s officially September and the peak of hurricane season is nine days away.
Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen or PTC-16 formed south of Jamaica Tuesday morning.
Tropical Storm Nana has formed south of Jamaica. pic.twitter.com/SFbFfx0XiH
— CIRA (@CIRA_CSU) September 1, 2020
Shortly after 12 p.m. Tuesday, PTC-16 became Tropical Storm Nana.
It is packing winds of 50 mph and it is moving to the west at 18 mph.
Tropical Storm Nana is expected to become a hurricane Thursday and impact central America.
Meanwhile, Tropical Depression 15 or TD-15 is off the coast of North Carolina and it is expected to move away from the United States.
According to the National Hurricane Center, it has a small chance of becoming a Tropical Storm Tuesday afternoon.
The next name on the list is Omar.