First Tropical Storm of the Season, Andrea, Forms

MIAMI — Forecasters say the first named storm of Atlantic season, Tropical Storm Andrea, has formed over the Gulf of Mexico.

A news release from the National Hurricane Center in Miami says a reconnaissance aircraft spotted a well-defined area of circulation over the central Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday afternoon.

The center released few other details about the storm but promised a full advisory later in the day.

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