Tropical Storm Nate has formed near the coast of Nicaragua.
As of 5pm on Thursday, the storm has 40 mph sustained winds and it is moving North/northwest at 9 mph.
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:
A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...
* Sandy Bay Sirpi Nicaragua to Punta Castilla Honduras
A Hurricane Watch is in effect for...
* Punta Herrero to Rio Lagartos Mexico
Tropical Storm Nate is now the 14th named storm in the Atlantic this hurricane season and could possibly be the 9th hurricane of the season.
ABC Action News Meteorologist Shay Ryan says that at the very least, we can expect to see heavy rainfall over the weekend here in the Bay Area.