Tropical Storm Katia, bottom right, moves off the southernmost Cape Verde Islands on Tuesday, Aug. 30. The storm has maximum sustained windes of 45mph, and is moving west/northwest at 18mph.
This may be a harbinger of a busy hurricane season to come.
With the east coast starting to recover from the devastation left in the wake of Hurricane Irene, a new tropiclal storm is brewing in the Atlantic.
Early this morning the National Hurricane Center said Tropical Storm Katia (pronounced KAH-tyah) is strengthening and heading towards the U.S.
By this Sunday at 2a.m., the storm is slated to be a Category 3 storm, packing winds of 115mph.