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Tropical Storm Lisa forms in the Atlantic

MIAMI (AP) - Tropical Storm Lisa has formed far out over the Atlantic Ocean, becoming the 12th named storm of the season. 

The storm has maximum sustained winds near 40 mph with some additional strengthening forecast during the next few days.

Lisa is located about 530 miles west-northwest of the Cape Verde Islands and is moving north near 5 mph, with a turn to the north-northwest expected later.

Another tropical storm has formed in the Pacific, off the coast of Baja California in Mexico.  Tropical Storm Georgette has maximum sustained winds near 40 mph, but weakening is expected once Georgette moves inland over the peninsula later today.

Meanwhile, Hurricane Igor is barreling northeastward toward Canada, after leaving behind power outages, grounded boats and downed trees in Bermuda and kicking up dangerous surf on the U.S. Atlantic coast.

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