Jerry moving over central Atlantic far from land

Cooler start in Central Florida, higher rain chances for mid-week

Tropical Storm Jerry formed in the Atlantic on Monday morning.

Jerry, which is moving over the Atlantic Ocean about 1,300 miles (2,095 kilometers) east of Bermuda and poses no immediate threat to land.

The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said Monday night that the storm had maximum sustained winds of 50 mph (85 kph). Jerry is moving toward the east at 8 mph (13 kph).

Forecasters say a slow and erratic motion is expected over the next couple of days.

Tropical Storm Jerry marks the 10th named storm of the hurricane season.

Meanwhile, light northeast winds will lead to lower humidity for Central Florida as the east coast sea breeze brings stray showers by the afternoon on Monday.

Rain chances will be at 30 percent on Monday and Tuesday.

Rain chances will increase to 60 percent by Thursday as tropical moisture moves into Central Florida, staying high through the end of the week.

Temperatures will be in the upper 80s through Thursday.

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