Tropical Depression 10 forms, expected to become Hurricane Jerry

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The National Hurricane Center has issued the first forecast for Tropical Depression Ten, which formed Tuesday morning. The forecast cone calls for the depression to strengthen into a Category 1 hurricane by this weekend as it passes close to Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

As of Tuesday morning, Tropical Depression Ten has sustained winds of 35 mph.

The next name on the list is “Jerry,” which it will get when it reaches tropical storm strength of 39 mph. It has 35 mph winds as of Tuesday morning. This would be the 10th named storm of the 2019 Hurricane Season.

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