(Miami, FL) -- A tropical storm has formed in the open Atlantic. The National Hurricane Center says a cluster of thunderstorms has come together to form tropical storm Chantal. Maximum sustained winds at the core of thestorm system are 35 miles per hour. The Hurricane Center is keeping a close eye on Chantal as it could impact the Caribbean in a matter of days. Chantal is moving to the west at 23 miles per hour.
Posted Monday, July 8th 2013 @ 11am