Tropical Storm Fiona formed in the Atlantic Wednesday night.
Fiona is the sixth named storm of the season and is currently the only disturbance in the Atlantic. It is not a threat to Florida at this time.
As of 5 a.m. Thursday, it has maximum sustained winds of 50 mph. Fiona is moving west at 13 mph.
Fiona’s center is forecast to move through the Leeward Islands late Friday and be near the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico this weekend, according to the National Hurricane Center.
It is expected to bring up to 6 inches of rain along the Leeward Islands and cause flash and urban flooding, as well as possible mudslides in rural areas.
There are tropical storm watches in effect for:
Saba and St. Eustatius
Antigua, Barbuda, St. Kitts, Nevis, Montserrat and Anguilla