3, 2, now 1: Storms Ana and Claudette are no more, now it's just big ol' Bill

Image by National Weather ServiceImage by 20090818-rain-2.jpg A satellite image showing the amount of water vapor in the air -- more intense colors represent more intense moisture.

Over the last 24 hours, the Eastern U.S. has gone from keeping its eye on three brewing tropical storms to just focusing on one: Bill.

Read more stories on this subject in our hurricane topic page.Bill is currently showing sustained winds of 100 mph and is growing, with experts believing the storm to become a major one by later tonight or early Wednesday. For now we in Charleston have little reason to be concerned as the storm seems to have set its sites on passing between the U.S. and Bermuda.

But should the ridges and troughs not develop as expected over the next few days, Bill could still turn our way.

Here's the latest set of computer models for Bill, and the latest forecast cone of uncertantity.

Also, there is still a small but significant chance that Ana could become cyclonic again and regain official storm status.

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