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Subtropical Storm Rebekah forms over northern Atlantic, no threat to Florida

Posted: 5:05 PM, Oct 30, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-30 23:16:58-04
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Subtropical Storm Rebekah has formed over the north Atlantic, the National Hurricane Center says.

The storm poses no threat to Florida or even the United States.

ABC Action News Hurricane Center

It has maximum sustained winds of 45 mph and is moving East at 13 mph.

NHC says interests in the Azores should monitor Rebekah's progress.

Rebekah is forecast to become a post-tropical cyclone Friday.

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