Tropical Depression in Caribbean; Expected to Become Storm

MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center expect to announce the season's next tropical storm later today.

Tropical Depression 16 is moving northwest through the Caribbean. It's expected to become Tropical Storm Noel as it strengthens.

A tropical storm warning is in effect in for the southwestern peninsula of Haiti. The governments of Jamaica and Cuba have issued tropical storm watches in their countries.

As of 11 o'clock, maximum sustained winds were near 35 miles an hour.

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