tropical depression has formed west of Martinique in the Windward
Islands, the fifth storm of the lackluster 2006 Atlantic hurricane
season but second in only a week.
The latest storm --
which forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami expect
to become Tropical Storm Ernesto within the next day or so -- is on
a northwest path and moving away from the Windward Islands, but
still poses a rain and wind threat to interests in the
Storm Debby, with top speeds of about 50 mph, continues to remain a
threat only to shipping lanes and is well away from any land at
Once forecast to become
the first hurricane of the season -- but still only a threat to
shipping interests -- Debby has lost much of her steam.
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