Tropical Storm Bret develops north of the Bahamas

By: Vicki Graf
By: Vicki Graf

Tropical Storm Bret is the second named storm of the 2011 Atlantic Hurricane Season.

It is located about 100 miles northwest of Great Abaco Island. It had maximum winds of 40 mph and a minimum central pressure of 1009 mb. It is moving to the south-southeast near 2 mph.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Grand Bahama Island and the Abaco Islands in the northwest Bahamas.

Little movement is expected overnight, followed by a slow northeastward motion on Monday.

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