Tropical Storms Fred and Linda
Tropical Storm Linda formed in the eastern Pacific and currently has 50 knot sustained winds. Linda will increase in strength reaching Category 1 status sometime tomorrow local time. After that she will die down returning to a depression by the end of the weekend.
Linda's track is taking her to the north and she will not be a threat to land.
Tropical Storm Fred formed south of the Cape Verde Islands and is currently to the southwest of the islands. Fred's projected path is a wide curve to the west and then to the north. Fred also will not be a threat to any land masses. Fred is projected to top out at 60 knot winds.
A storm becomes a hurricane when its sustained winds reach 64 knots or 74 MPH (119 km/hr).