Tropical Storm Chris Becomes Post Tropical Cyclone

Tropical storm Chris became a post-tropical cyclone Friday

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Tropical storm Chris became a post-tropical cyclone Friday, the National Hurricane Center said.

As of 11 a.m., Chris had maximum sustained winds at 45 mph and was moving west-southwest at 16 mph.

The center of the storm was located about 335 miles east-southeast of Cape Race, Newfoundland.

On Thursday, Chris briefly became the first hurricane of the season before being downgraded to a tropical storm, officials said.

Stay with NBCMiami.com for updates.

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