Crystobal forms in the Gulf of Mexico, becomes third named storm of the season

Orlando, Fla. — 12:30 p.m. UPDATE:

Tropical depression 3 has strengthened into Tropical Storm Cristobal in southwestern Gulf of Mexico Monday afternoon.

Over the last 24 hours, the National Hurricane Center tracked its organization over the Bay of Campeche as it slowly drifted to the West.

By Sunday, the storm is expected to have 65 mile per hour winds, but it is not expected to move very far, very fast.

The forecast for Central Florida calls for increased rain chances toward the end of the work week.

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