FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — Our record-breaking hurricane season continues.
Tropical Storm Paulette and Tropical Storm Rene both formed on Monday in the Atlantic Ocean.
Tropical Storm Paulette formed Monday morning.
It became the 16th named storm of the season.
That beats the previous record by 10 days.
Tropical Storm Philippe formed on September 17th, 2005, and previously held the record.
Tropical Storm Paulette is expected to stay out in the Atlantic Ocean and not make landfall.
Tropical Storm Rene formed Monday evening.
It became the 17th named storm of the season, beating the previous record by 11 days.
Previously, Hurricane Rita held that record, forming on September 18th, 2005.
The storm will produce tropical storm conditions in the Cabo Verde Islands Monday night.
It will also bring heavy rain to the islands through Tuesday morning.
Tropical Storm Rene is forecasted to become a hurricane by the end of the week.
It is also expected to stay out in the Atlantic Ocean.