Tropical Storm Dorian forms in the Atlantic - WFLA News Channel 8

Tropical Storm Dorian forms in the Atlantic

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A new tropical depression that formed in the eastern Atlantic became a tropical storm Dorian with 50 miles an hour winds.

The depression's maximum sustained winds early Wednesday were near 35 mph (55 kph). The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says it's forecast to reach tropical storm strength later in the day or Wednesday night.

The depression was centered about 310 miles (500 kilometers) west-southwest of the Cape Verde Islands, off the coast of west Africa, and is moving west-northwest near 20 mph (32 kph).

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