Tropical Storm Philippe expected to strengthen

ORLANDO, Fla. — Channel 9 meteorologists continue to monitor the tropics.


Rina has weakened and is barely a tropical depression at this point.

Meteorologist George Waldenberger said Philippe, a tropical storm, is still poised to become a hurricane while staying well off our coast.

Antigua and Barbuda in the northern Leeward Islands are under a tropical storm watch as Philippe tracks to their Northeast.

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