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.

Bill Reid, 14, was on Florida's Juno Beach in a walk for autism when he found $1,500 in bills buried in the sand. Instead of keeping the money, the teen decided to do the right thing.

(Published Thursday, April 19, 2018)

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