Tropical Storm Chantal Forms In Central Atlantic

The National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Chantal has formed over the central tropical Atlantic and is racing West-Northwestward toward the Lesser Antilles.

Chantal has maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour.

The government of Barbados has issued a tropical storm warning for Barbados and Dominica and a tropical storm watch for St. Vincent.

The WITN Weather Authority team is tracking Chantal's progress and will be watching to see what impacts we may have, if any, and when.

Be sure to stay with WITN-TV and WITN.COM and visit our hurricane page for all the latest information on Chantal.