Tracking the Tropics: Tropical Storm Gonzalo forecast to become hurricane

Tracking the Tropics: Tropical Storm Gonzalo forecast to become hurricane

Tropical Depression 7 strengthened Wednesday morning and is now Tropical Storm Gonzalo.

The latest 11 a.m. advisory says its winds speeds are up to 50 mph.

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The First Alert Weather team said Gonzalo is now forecast to become a hurricane on Thursday. However, some weakening is forecast before the Southern Lesser Antilles.

Meteorologist Garrett Bedenbaugh will have the very latest on CBS47 at Noon.