TD #2 becomes Tropical Storm Barry in the Gulf of Mexico

at201302_5day[1]Data from an Air Force reconnaissance aircraft indicate that Tropical Depression Two has strengthened and is now Tropical Storm Barry, the second tropical storm of the 2013 hurricane
season.

Forecasters expect TS Barry to head nearly due west, toward Mexico City, making landfall north of Veracruz, Mexico.

No impact to the U.S. is expected.