Track Tropical Storm Fred in real-time

Published: Aug. 10, 2021 at 10:08 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 11, 2021 at 10:10 AM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Disturbance 6 became Tropical Storm Fred Tuesday night, according to the National Hurricane Center.

As of 10 a.m., Fred is about 25 miles south-southeast of Santo Domingo and 245 miles south-southeast of Grand Turk Island with maximum sustained winds of 45 mph.

The storm is moving west-northwest at near 16 mph. A general west-northwestward motion with a decrease in speed is expected to continue for the next few days.

Weakening is expected as the center of Fred crosses Hispanola. Slow re-intensification is expected Thursday night.

+ Track the tropics in real-time with VIPIR radar in the Fox 8 Weather Authority Hurricane Center.

The NHC will issue updates at 4 a.m., 10 a.m., 4 p.m., and 10 p.m.

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