Tropical Storm Debby forecast to fizzle out in north Atlantic

[National Hurricane Center]
[National Hurricane Center]
Published August 8
Updated August 8

A subtropical system has transitioned into Tropical Storm Debby, but it is not expected to impact land as it meanders far out in the north Atlantic.

As of 5 a.m. Wednesday, the storm had maximum sustained winds of 45 mph and was located about 1,175 miles west-northwest of the Azores, moving north-northeast at 9 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center.

The storm is expected to be short-lived, however, as forecasters say it will dissipate by Thursday night before impacting any land.

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