At 11 a.m. Monday, the National Hurricane Center issued an advisory for Tropical Storm Paulette, they are also tracking tropical depressions eighteen, which according to the 11 a.m. advisory, it is “almost a tropical storm.”
If it develops as expected, it will become Tropical Storm Rene.
TS Paulette is moving WNW at 3 mph, packing sustained maximum sustained winds of 40 mph. According to NOAA, Paulette will move in a west-northwestward to northwestward motion at a slightly “faster speed” is expected during the next several days.
Depression eighteen is moving WNW at 10 mph and is forecasted to bring tropical storm-force winds to the Cabo Verde Islands later today. A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the Cabo Verde Islands.