Satellite Image of Tropical Depression #8 in the Gulf of Mexico

Tropical Depression #8 continues to look more like a tropical storm Thursday afternoon.  The National Hurricane Center expects to upgrade it to Hanna Thursday night.

Tropical Depression #8 Currents from the National Hurricane Center

The 4 p.m. advisory showed 35 mph winds and the storm moving west toward the south Texas coast.

National Hurricane Center Forecast for Tropical Depression #8

Landfall is projected Saturday near Corpus Christi, Texas.

Tropical Storm Warning for the Texas Coast

Tropical Storm Warnings are in effect from Freeport south to Padre Island.

Friday Afternoon Forecast for the ArkLaTex

The outer bands may bring rain to the ArkLaTex especially south of I-20 on Friday and Saturday afternoons.

Monitor Tropical Depression #8 and the rest of the tropics with the KTBS 3 Hurricane Tracker.

Tropical Storm Gonzalo's Currents from the National Hurricane Center

Over in the central Atlantic, Tropical Storm Gonzalo weakened some Thursday.  Winds dropped to 60 mph.   Movement was west toward the Windward Islands.

Tropical Storm Gonzalo's Forecast

The forecast calls for Gonzalo to strengthen during the next few days to possibly a hurricane.  Next week, Gonzalo may weaken again in the central Caribbean.

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