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

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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

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.