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05/09/07

NHC: First Named Storm in Atlantic

The National Hurricane Center has issued a Tropical Storm Watch for the Florida and Georgia coasts after Subtropical Storm Andrea has formed near Jacksonville, Florida.

Meteorologists expect Andrea to slowly move west and turn southwest over the next 24 hours.

Maximum Winds are sustained at 45 miles per hour with some higher gusts. Meteorologists do not expect much change in strength in this storm over the next 24 hours. They say major rainfall is not expected onshore until at least Thursday morning.

Stay with KLTV 7 and kltv.com for the latest on the Atlantic Hurricane Season.

Posted by: Cody Lillich, KLTV 7 Producer, clillich@kltv.com.

Information Provided by the National Hurricane Center.

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