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: Girl Scout Cookie Sales Crumble Amid COVID Pandemic
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: Deadly Crash On Turnpike Extension Snarled Rush Hour Traffic
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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: Miami Weather: Mostly Cloudy, Another Round Of Afternoon Storms
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