(CNN) -- Newly formed Tropical Storm Bertha barreled toward the Lesser Antilles on Friday, the
The storm had maximum sustained winds of 45 mph and was churning through the
Bertha was located about 110 miles east of
It formed on Thursday.
Tropical storm warnings were issued for
Such a warning means tropical storm conditions are expected in the area within the next 24 hours.
Tropical storm conditions were expected in Puerto Rico and the
Rainfall amounts from Bertha were projected at 1 to 3 inches, with isolated amounts up to 6 inches across parts of the Leeward Islands, Puerto Rico and the
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