Tropical storm Gert formed Sunday in the Atlantic Ocean..
According to the National Hurricane Center, the storm is not expected to make landfall. It will likely stay east of the United States as its travels from its formation spot east of the Bahamas.
The storm will likely remain at that intensity as it cuts northeast Monday night.
TD #8 has strengthened to become Tropical Storm Gert this afternoon. Gert will be turning northeast away from the US East Coast. pic.twitter.com/Wcqy6uDNT1— NWS Eastern Region (@NWSEastern) August 13, 2017