September 2nd, 2008
01:35 PM ET

Gustav, Hanna, Ike, and now Josephine?

David M. Reisner
AC360° Digital Producer

So yesterday I told you about the formation of Tropical Storm Ike. Looks like it's not going to calm down for a while.

A new tropical storm has formed in the eastern Atlantic to make a total of four named storms currently at large. Tropical Storm Josephine

The National Hurricane Center says Josephine is the 10th named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season.

Josephine has top sustained winds near 40 mph and is moving west at 15 mph. It could be near hurricane strength on Wednesday or Thursday. Right when we'll be dealing with Hanna, and possibly Ike.

Take a look at the projections. Still very early, but wanted to share:

Now this isn't the first time Tropical Storm Josephine has appeared. Back in October of 1996 there was another storm named Josephine, responsible $130 million dollars in damage (around $180 million in todays dollars). Let's hope we don't see Josephine make a second visit.

September 1st, 2008
05:07 PM ET

NEXT UP: (after Hanna) Tropical Storm IKE?

David M. Reisner
AC360° Digital Producer

Looks like there is another tropical storm out there… no I’m not talking about Hanna (that’s now a Hurricane). I’m talking about Ike. Currently located in the Mid-Atlantic, this tropical storm’s path appears to be headed toward the Caribbean, towards Puerto Rico, The Dominican Republic/Haiti and the Bahamas.

It’s still too soon to know exactly where it will go, or if it will amount to anything, but with two storms spinning out there… one already making landfall, and one more approaching the U.S. coast by the middle of this week… I just wanted to alert you.

From the National Hurricane Center: