TS Katrina

An 8 AM update from the NHC upgrades TD12 to TS Katrina. Still heading through the Bahamas on the way to southern Florida.

RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT DATA INDICATES THAT TROPICAL DEPRESSION TWELVE HAS STRENGTHENED INTO TROPICAL STORM KATRINA... SHORTLY BEFORE 8 AM EDT...REPORTS FROM AN AIR FORCE RESERVE UNIT RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT INDICATE MAXIMUM SUSTAINED SURFACE WINDS IN THE TROPICAL DEPRESSION TWELVE HAD INCREASED TO AT LEAST 40 MPH ...MAKING THE SYSTEM TROPICAL STORM KATRINA.