Tropical Storm Fred becomes 6th storm of revived Atlantic hurricane season
This is the forecast track of Tropical Storm Fred, which developed Tuesday night, Aug. 10. Fred is the sixth named storm of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season.

A tropical disturbance that has been swirling in the Caribbean during the past few days became more organized Tuesday night and has now strengthened into a tropical storm named Fred. Forecasters from the National Hurricane Center said the tropical storm is spinning about 45 milessouth-southwest of Ponce, Puerto Rico, and 215 miles east-southeast of Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic at about 11 p.m. Tuesday. The storm was moving west at a pace of 17 mph. Fred, the sixth named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season — which got off to an active start but has been very quiet during the past ...