Tropical Storm Chantal was christened in
the Atlantic on July 31 as it raced northeastward into open waters
and posed no threat to the U.S.
Chantal, the third
tropical storm of the 2007 Atlantic Hurricane Season after Andrea
and Barry, formed near Bermuda as an unnamed tropical disturbance
on July 30 and was expected to drop to non-tropical status by Aug.
1 as it brushed Cape Race, Newfoundland.
The storm will
probably end up as part of a low pressure system near Iceland this
weekend, according to the National Hurricane Center in
Next name on the
storm list is Dean, if anyone is keeping track.
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