Weather system near Florida could be Tropical Storm Chantal

A weather system traveling toward Florida has developed into a tropical depression faster than expected, but it’s not likely to gain enough strength to be a named storm.

A tropical storm is a cyclone — a low-pressure system with organized movement of hot winds circulating around a well-defined core — that has maximum sustained winds ranging from 39 to 73 miles per hour, according to the National Weather Service.

Earlier Monday, the