TROPICS BLOG: Not 1, Not 2, Not 3, But 4!!

That’s right.  I need 4 eyes for the tropics – one for each system we are tracking in the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico.  Hurricane Gaston caused a moderate risk of rip currents along the coastline today from New York all the way to North Carolina.  Notice Gaston is now a major Category 3 hurricane with winds sustained at 115 MPH!  Thankfully, that will be moving way out into the Atlantic and away from the East Coast. First up, Tropical Depression EIGHT.  This system formed earlier today between Bermuda and the Outer Banks.  TD EIGHT is located about 300 miles…