Tropical Storm Arlene becomes first named storm of season

Skip to comments.Tropical Storm Arlene becomes first named storm of seasonWKMG-TV Orlando ^ | April 20, 2017 Posted on 4/20/2017, 9:24:26 PM by SSS TwoMIAMI – A weather system in the Atlantic Ocean morphed into Tropical Storm Arlene Thursday becoming the first named storm of the year, the National Hurricane Center in Miami said.Hurricane season runs from June 1 to Nov. 30, but last year two storms formed before the official start of the season.Forecasters say tropical storms are rare in April and Arlene is only the second one observed in the month since weather satellites went into use.The system is expected to dissipate Friday and no coastal watches or warnings are in effect.Arlene is moving at 25 mph with maximum sustained winds of 45 mph.Check back for updates on this developing story.

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