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Forecasters: Tropical Storm Julian no threat to land

Photo: Maria Caruso
Photo: Maria Caruso

MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. National Hurricane Center says a new tropical storm system has formed in the central Atlantic Ocean.

Forecasters at the Miami-based center say Tropical Storm Julian poses no threat to land.

No coastal warnings or watches were put into effect.

The storm’s center is about 865 miles south-southeast of Cape Race, Newfoundland. Its maximum sustained winds were clocked at 50 mph.

The storm is expected to dissipate on Monday.

Danielle Prieur covers education in Central Florida.