Tropical Storm Maria Projected Path: Map, Forecast
Tropical Storm Maria Heads for Antilles, Puerto Rico
Tropical Storm Maria has formed in the Atlantic, west of the Cape Verde Islands. Maria is the 13th named storm of the 2011 hurricane season.
Tropical Storm Maria is headed West, carrying sustained winds of 50mph. The storm is expected to strengthen over the next few days. Even the National Hurricane Center's Tropical Storm Maria advisory acknowledges how many named storms have been popping up: "... and yet another tropical storm in the Atlantic..."
By Saturday morning, September 10, Tropical Storm Maria is expected to hit the Lesser Antilles, and will be within striking distance of the Lesser Antilles (including Barbados, Antigua, Trinidad and Tobago, and St. Kitts and Nevis) and Puerto Rico. So far, though, no Tropical Storm Watches or Warnings have been issued.
Via the National Hurricane Center, you can see a map of Tropical Storm Maria's projected path below.