Depression turns to Tropical Storm Ophelia in the Atlantic


(AP) — The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says that a depression in open Atlantic has strengthened to a tropical storm.

The center says Tropical Storm Ophelia is about 860 miles west-southwest of the Azores and poses no threat to land.

No coastal watches or warnings are in effect as of the hurricane center’s 11 a.m. EDT advisory.This is a developing story. Stay with WRBL News 3 for updates.

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