MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Hours after the National Hurricane Center began tracking Tropical Depression #14 in the Central Atlantic, it strengthened into Tropical Storm Nadine.
Nadine poses no threat to land.READ MORE: Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho To Be Knighted By Spain
At 11:00 p.m. Tuesday, the center of the storm was about 1,080 miles east of the Lesser Antilles.
It had maximum sustained winds of 40 mph with higher gusts.READ MORE: Closing Arguments Underway In Dayonte Resiles Murder Trial
It’s moving toward the west near 15 mph and is expected to turn toward the west-northwest very soon followed by another turn toward the northwest at a faster speed on Wednesday.
Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours and it could become a hurricane by Thursday.MORE NEWS: Dr. Fauci: If You're Vaccinated, You Don't Have To Change Your Holiday Plans Due To Omicron Variant