Tropical storm Dolly formed from a tropical wave on 20. Upon becoming a tropical storm at 11:45am a tropical storm warning was immediately issued for the yucatan peninsula from the Mexico/Belieze border to Campeche. A tropical storm watch was also issued for Belieze north of Belieze city.
Tropical storm Cristobal continued on a northeast track at about 7 mph for the next 24 hours without much in the way of intensification. Finally after 2 days of paralleling the southeastern coast Cristobal began to pull away from the North carolina coast late on july 20.
Tropical storm Bertha became totally extratropical at 11am on the 20, shortly before moving over 11 degree waters. Her foward speed was a fast 36 mph at the time.