Tropical Storm Cristobal was upgraded to Hurricane Cristobal as it slowly moves away from the Bahamas.
Chief Meteorologist Craig Setzer and the CBS4 Weather Team will be monitoring the depression Saturday.
The category four storm made landfall over North Captiva Island in Lee County and moved into Charlotte County on August 13, 2004.
Bertha, the second named storm of this year’s hurricane season, has lost some of her oomph and has been downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm.
Bertha, the second named storm of this year’s hurricane season, is out in the Atlantic Ocean not posing any threat to land. At 5 p.m., the center of the storm was about 560 miles west-southwest of Bermuda.
After a couple of days of struggling, a low pressure system about 550 miles east of the Windward Islands is showing some signs of organization.
The Atlantic Hurricane season is beginning to get a little more active. Meteorologists are tracking a tropical wave that has been given a high chance of developing into a tropical system over the next five days.
The remnants of Tropical Depression Two has degenerated into a Tropical Wave and is expected to approach the Lesser Antilles Wednesday evening.
Tropical Depression Two has sped up as it continues to move westward across the Atlantic Ocean. At 11 a.m. Tuesday, the center of the system was located about 910 miles east of the Lesser Antilles.
An extra charge on property-insurance and auto-insurance policies to cover claims paid for the 2004 and 2005 hurricane seasons will end Jan. 1.