July 27th, 2011
06:19 PM ET

Tropical Storm Don forms over southern Gulf of Mexico

Tropical Storm Don has developed over the southern Gulf of Mexico with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph, the National Hurricane Center said Wednesday.

If it continues on its current path, it should approach the coast of the northwestern Gulf of Mexico on Friday.

As of 5 p.m. ET Wednesday, the storm was located 190 kilometers (118 miles) north of Cozumel, Mexico, and about 1,220 kilometers (758 miles) east southeast of Corpus Christi, Texas, the center said. It was moving to the west northwest near 19 kilometers per hour (12 mph).

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  1. Jazzzzzzzz

    Hi Nighthawk. I luv u.

    July 27, 2011 at 10:28 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Madame Royale

    Ooohhhh...Personny is back again!
    Gee, I haven't missed her one bit!
    Tell 'em, Mad!

    July 27, 2011 at 11:05 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Nighthawk

    @Jazzzzzzz: I'm sorry, but it will never work. I don't date trolls long distance. I do enjoy the compliment though and you do say some pretty funny stuff.

    July 27, 2011 at 11:40 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Don

    I make it rain on dem hoez

    July 28, 2011 at 12:01 am | Report abuse |
  5. Slappy

    Hurricane Slappy has a nice ring to it.

    July 28, 2011 at 3:03 am | Report abuse |
  6. Named for political actions

    Hurricane Arms4Hostages

    July 28, 2011 at 8:21 am | Report abuse |
  7. Named for political actions

    Hurricane Bomb

    July 28, 2011 at 8:24 am | Report abuse |
  8. Named for political actions

    Hurricane CarlyleGroup

    July 28, 2011 at 8:26 am | Report abuse |
  9. Named for political actions

    Hurricane Debt

    July 28, 2011 at 8:29 am | Report abuse |
  10. Named for political actions

    Hurricane Eavesdropping

    July 28, 2011 at 8:33 am | Report abuse |
  11. Named for political actions

    jump in any time. someone need's to start thinking of a good Z too.

    July 28, 2011 at 8:36 am | Report abuse |
  12. Perfesser Firefly

    Hurricane Folderol

    July 28, 2011 at 10:05 am | Report abuse |
  13. gung hoe

    SEE People prayed and loe and behold texas and oklahoma is going to get rain ask the father and he provides

    July 28, 2011 at 11:04 am | Report abuse |
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