MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — The formation of Subtropical Storm Theta means we have a new record.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said late Monday night that Subtropical Storm Theta has emerged in the open northeast Atlantic and poses no immediate threat to land.READ MORE: MDC North Campus Vaccination Site Turned Away Some People For Not Having Medical Exemption Form
It’s the record-breaking 29th named storm in the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, surpassing the previous record of 28 named storms set in 2005.
Theta is about 960 miles southwest of the Azores and has maximum sustained winds of 50 mph.READ MORE: Florida House Poised To Pass Business Liability Protections
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect as the storm moves to the east near 12 mph.
Theta is expected to remain over the Eastern Atlantic for the next several day.MORE NEWS: How To Spot The Difference Between COVID & Allergy Symptoms
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