The NHC has upgraded the latest disturbance in the Atlantic to Tropical Storm Chantal. With the upgrade, tropical storm warnings have been issued for St. Lucia, Dominca, and Barbados in the Lesser Antilles.
According to our weather partner, Storm Team 5, Chantal could become a strong tropical storm, but at his point it is not forecasted to reach hurricane strength.
South Florida could see the possibility of heavy rain Friday and into the weekend if Chantal continues on it's forecasted track.
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