Tropical Storm Ophelia Forms Over Open Atlantic

Tropical Storm Ophelia National Hurricane Center

A depression in the open Atlantic strengthened to Tropical Storm Ophelia Monday, forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami said Monday.

Ophelia was about 860 miles west-southwest of the Azores with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph, according to the latest NHC advisory. There was no threat to land.

A plane made an emergency landing on a busy street in Clearwater and it was all caught on camera.

(Published Monday, Nov. 20, 2017)

Ophelia is the fifteenth named storm of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season.