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Subtropical Storm Rebekah forms in north Atlantic

Forecasters say Subtropical Storm Rebekah has formed in the north Atlantic but currently poses no threats to land.
Credit: NOAA
Subtropical Storm Rebekah forms in north Atlantic on October 30, 2019

MIAMI — The U.S. National Hurricane Center says the storm was centered Wednesday afternoon about 745 miles (900 kilometers) west of the Azores, a Portuguese island chain.   

Rebekah has maximum sustained winds of 45 mph (73 kph) and is moving east at 13 mph (21 kph).    

Forecasters expect the storm to weaken to a post-tropical cyclone as it approaches the Azores on Thursday or Friday.    

There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

Credit: NOAA
Subtropical Storm Rebekah