Tropical Storm Bertha may be forming in Atlantic

Tropical disturbance moves toward Caribbean


MIAMI Local 10 News meteorologists were tracking a disturbance in the Atlantic Tuesday morning.

The disturbance was east of Venezuela. It was organizing and pushing northwest toward Puerto Rico. 

"This area of low pressure could strengthen into Tropical Storm Bertha this week," The National Weather Service tweeted about 7 a.m.

Satellite imagery showed the area of low pressure was becoming more organized. Meteorologists said it was likely to intensify into a tropical depression Tuesday.

2014 Atlantic Storm Names: Hurricane Arthur July 1, 2014. Tropical Storm Arthur forms off the east coast of Florida. July 3, 2014 and strengthens into a hurricane. Later, strengthens to a category 2 storm and makes landfall at 11:15 p.m. between Cape Lookout and Beaufort, N.C. On July 5, 2014, Arthur weakens to a post-tropical cyclone over Canada.

The rest of the names are: Bertha, Cristobal, Dolly, Edouard, Fay, Gonzalo, Hanna, Isaias, Josephine, Kyle, Laura, Marco, Nana, Omar, Paulette, Rene, Sally, Teddy, Vicky and Wilfred.