The 16th named storm of the 2021 season formed in the open ocean, east of the Caribbean.
The storm is expected to bring dangerous surf conditions to the northeastern United States before unleashing strong winds and heavy rains in Newfoundland, forecasters said.
The storm is the 11th named storm of a busy hurricane season.
Models have disagreed about whether the tropical storm, which is expected to grow into a hurricane, will hit New England or further west, in New York and New Jersey.
A hurricane watch was issued for portions of western Florida and north toward the Panhandle, and meteorologists warned that the storm could be near hurricane strength before making landfall early Wednesday.
The weather system, the second named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, was expected to be short-lived.
The few living North Atlantic right whales are smaller than previous generations, and some show signs of severely stunted development.
The formation of the subtropical storm makes it the seventh consecutive year that a named storm has developed in the Atlantic before the official start of the season.
The Vineyard Wind project, off the coast of Massachusetts, is slated to generate enough electricity to power 400,000 homes.
He hungered to paddle across an ocean so vast it seemed infinite. He did it three times, setting records and becoming a national hero in Poland.
There have been 30 named storms and 13 hurricanes this year, the most active Atlantic season on record.
Eta, the 28th named storm of the active 2020 hurricane season, was expected to strengthen as it approached the Florida Keys after bringing catastrophic rainfall to Honduras and Nicaragua.
The storm had swiftly intensified into a Category 3 for a few hours.
A tropical storm watch is in effect for Bermuda.
Visitors are being urged to be wary of sharks this July 4 weekend while remaining vigilant about slowing the spread of the coronavirus.
While some of the encounters have been reported publicly before, the Navy records are an official accounting of the incidents, including descriptions from the pilots of what they saw.