(CMR) Tropical Storm Bonnie officially formed Friday morning in the Caribbean, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC).
Currently, the system is located about 265 miles east of Bluefields, Nicaragua, with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph moving west at 18 mph. The system’s tropical storm force reach grew outward to 80 miles from the system’s center.
According to the NHC, heavy rainfall is possible across Costa Rica on Friday.
The 2022 season runs from June 1 to November 30. Forecasters predict another above-normal year for storms following the 30 named storms in 2020 and 21 during the 2021 seasons.