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July 24, 2013

New tropical depression forms in eastern Atlantic

— MIAMI (AP) — A new tropical depression has formed in the eastern Atlantic and is expected to soon become a tropical storm.

The depression's maximum sustained winds early Wednesday are near 35 mph (55 kph). The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says it's forecast to reach tropical storm strength later in the day or Wednesday night.

The depression is centered about 310 miles (500 kilometers) west-southwest of the Cape Verde Islands, off the coast of west Africa, and is moving west-northwest near 20 mph (32 kph).

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