9/17/04 FCST: Karl (Atlantic)

Where ever it's going, it sure powered up quickly. It was barely a depression yesterday. There was just a report of a possibly developing depression near the Cape Verde Islands. yesterday. Now it's almost a 'cane!
These are pretty common. It is progged to move north into cooler waters and weaken. Every so often these things hold together and drift around the middle Atlantic, wreaking havoc on shipping.