Frances developed from Tropical Depression Six in the tropical Atlantic
Frances track on SST image of the Atlantic Ocean from 26 August (251 Kb)
This image represents the average composite sea surface temperature (SST)
derived from NOAA satellite AVHRR data over the 7 days ending 26 August 2004.
The averaging is done to remove clouds. The temperature scale for SST is
22C to 32C. The track of Frances is overlaid on this image.