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Potential Tropical Cyclone Six Forms Off Africa

Potential Tropical Cyclone Six formed off the coast of Africa Thursday and was expected to become a tropical storm by Friday.

The system had maximum sustained winds of 30 mph and was moving west about 425 miles east-southeast of the southernmost Cabo Verde Islands, according to the National Hurricane Center in Miami.

Strengthening was anticipated as the system was expected to gradually turn toward the west-northwest, according to the NHC.

The system was not expected to affect South Florida.

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