Subtropical Storm Debby forms in north Atlantic

Subtropical Storm Debby in the north Atlantic. [National Hurricane Center]
Subtropical Storm Debby in the north Atlantic. [National Hurricane Center]
Published August 7 2018
Updated August 7 2018

Subtropical Storm Debby formed in the north Atlantic Tuesday morning, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center. It is expected to be a short-lived storm that will dissipate after a few days.

As of 11 a.m., Debby was reported to be centered about 1,160 miles west of the Azores. The stormís maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph.

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The storm is moving north near 16 mph, but the speed is forecast to slow down over the next 24 hours. The National Hurricane Center does not expect Debby to threaten land.

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