TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Tropical Storm Philippe formed in the Atlantic Saturday afternoon, according to the National Hurricane Center.
The tropical storm was located about 1125 miles west of the Cabo Verde Islands. As of 11 p.m., the system had maximum sustained winds of 40 mph and was moving west at 14 mph.
“Philippe is expected to stay a tropical storm over the next several days as it turns to the northwest and eventually north,” WFLA’s Meteorologist Eric Stone said. “Philippe will be a fish storm and not impact any land as it eventually moves into the northern Atlantic.”
Post-tropical cyclone Ophelia
Ophelia made landfall as a tropical storm early Saturday morning, according to the National Hurricane Center.
At 6:20 a.m., the NHC said Ophelia made landfall in North Carolina.
As of the 11 p.m. update, the storm had maximum sustained winds of 35 mph and was moving north at 8 mph.
The NHC said Ophelia will continue its path across North Carolina, southeast Virginia, and the Delmarva Peninsula.
The storm will eventually become an extratropical cyclone by Saturday night or Sunday morning.
All storm surge and tropical storm warnings have been discontinued.