Tropical Storm Maria is moving slowly westward in the Atlantic and has lost a little strength. Full story
The Weather Channel's Todd Santos tells msnbc's Alex Witt weather trackers are keeping a close eye on Tropical Storm Maria, which could threaten the US next week.
This satellite image obtained from the NASA/NOAA GOES Project shows Tropical Storm Maria on September 7, 2011. Maria, the 13th named system of the 2011 season, churned in the Atlantic Wednesday, US forecasters said, as a separate system in the Gulf showed signs of strengthening in the coming days. T