Tropical Depression 10 forms in the Atlantic

(WSVN) - The National Hurricane Center says a tropical depression has formed in the Atlantic Ocean.

The center began issuing advisories for Tropical Depression Ten at 11 a.m., Tuesday.

It has maximum sustained winds of 35 miles per hour and is moving west-northwest at 10 miles per hour.

The depression was around 1,030 miles east of the Leeward Islands, forecasters said.

In the short term, it is forecast to become a tropical storm during the overnight hours, Wednesday. Forecasters said the storm may strengthen into a hurricane by Friday.

The next name on the list is Jerry.

NHC is also on top of Hurricane Humberto in the Atlantic, which may pose a threat to Bermuda. It is currently a category 3 storm with 115 mile per hour winds, as of the 11 p.m. advisory.

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