Tropical Storm Karl forms in Gulf of Mexico; storm warning issued for parts of Mexican coastBy AP
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Tropical Storm Karl forms in Gulf of Mexico
MIAMI — Tropical Storm Karl has formed formed in the Gulf of Mexico, heading on a path that’s expected to take it over the Yucatan Peninsula.
Forecasters say the storm has maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph (65 kph) and is located about 270 miles (435 kph) east of Chetumal, Mexico. It’s moving west-northwest at 15 mph (24 kph).
Mexico’s government has issued a tropical storm warning for the peninsula from Chetumal northward to Cabo Catoche. Parts of Belize are under a tropical storm watch.