MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Tropical Storm Michael is nearly stationary after forming in the Atlantic earlier Tuesday.

At 11 p.m., the center of the storm was about 1215 miles west-southwest of the Azores.

Maximum sustained winds increased to 50 mph and the storm was has stalled, earlier moving to the north-northwest.

There are no watches or warnings for this storm.

The NHC forecasts that the system will continue on a slow northwest motion  for the next couple of days which keeps the storm in the eastern Atlantic waters.

Little change in strength is expected over the next 48 hours.

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