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Tropical Storm Karen formed in the Gulf of Mexico early Thursday, Oct. 3.
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Tropical Storm Karen forms in Gulf of Mexico

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by: Alex Mahadevan Digital Editor
 
Tropical Storm Karen has formed in the Gulf of Mexico and is slated to make landfall by Sunday, according to an update issued by the National Hurricane Center at 8 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 3.
 
The tropical cyclone has maximum sustained winds of 60 miles per hour, and is on track to hit the Florida panhandle this weekend. Forecasters expect the storm to become a hurricane some time tomorrow, then weaken into a tropical storm before making landfall.
 

 

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