TD No. 9 strengthens a little

TD No. 9 strengthens a little

MIAMI, FL (WAFB) - A tropical depression that formed Wednesday morning in the central tropical Atlantic Ocean had strengthened a little by Thursday morning.

The National Hurricane Center reported at 4 a.m. the ninth tropical depression of the Atlantic hurricane season was located at 16.3 North, 45.3 West or about 1,065 miles east of the Lesser Antilles.

Maximum sustained winds were up to 35 mph and it was moving northwest at 7 mph.

It does not pose a threat to land at this time and is expected to weaken over the next couple of days.

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