"Tropical Storm Gordon formed Monday in the open Atlantic and was expected to head in the general direction of Bermuda, where Hurricane Florence had already brought strong winds and high waves, forecasters said.I suppose that we must be grateful that Gordon has not become a hurricane - yet.
At 5 p.m. EDT, Gordon had top sustained winds near 45 mph, above the 39 mph needed to be a named storm.
The seventh named storm of the 2006 Atlantic hurricane season was centered about 425 miles northeast of the Leeward Islands and moving northwest near 9 mph, forecasters said."
12 September 2006
The sympathetic fallacy
They could have called it George or Graham but no. The Washington Post records: