MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The seventh tropical storm of the season, which formed on Saturday, now has a name – Grace.READ MORE: 'I Have Not Yet Begun To Fight,' Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz On Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct During South Florida Event
At 5 p.m., Grace was located 285 miles southwest the Cape Verde Islands.
The storm is moving west at about 14 mph, and this motion is expected to continue during the next two days.READ MORE: Saturday's 'Second Dose' Event To Focus On Importance Of COVID Vaccine To Communities Of Color
Maximum sustained winds have increased from 35 mph to 40 mph with higher gusts. Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 35 miles from the center.
Some additional strengthening is expected during the next day or so, with weakening possible by Monday.
There are currently no watches or warnings in effect.MORE NEWS: Survey: Anxiety Builds For Workers As Return To Office Seems Imminent
At this time, Grace poses no immediate threat to South Florida.