The 16th storm of the Atlantic hurricane season formed Sunday afternoon well west of the Cabo Verde Islands.

Tropical Storm Philippe is moving west at 13mph with winds at 45mph. With dry air catching up to this tropical storm, it will cause the cyclone to weaken. It will stay clear of land and weaken as a second system approaches. Thunderstorms will be the outcome of Philippe once it becomes a low-pressure system by Sunday afternoon.

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The hurricane season continues through November 30th and the tropics are showing no signs of quieting down. The National Hurricane Center is currently monitoring two other disturbances that could form into a tropical system. The next named storm, when it forms, will be Rina.