Tropical Storm Arlene forms in Atlantic; no threat to land

It's only the second time a tropical storm has formed this early in the year.

Tropical Storm Arlene formed far out in the Atlantic Ocean on Thursday afternoon, the first one of hurricane season.

As of 5 p.m., the storm has 45 mph winds and is moving west-northwest at 25 mph. It is located at 37.7 N and 42.0 W.

The rare April storm is expected to dissipate on Friday.

The storm is 2,00 miles from Tampa.


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