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Tropical Storm Ophelia Strengthens

Storm strengthens as it moves through the Atlantic

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    Tropical Storm Ophelia as of 5 a.m. Friday.

    Tropical Storm Ophelia strengthened Friday as it moved across the Atlantic, according to the National Hurricane Center in Miami.

    As of 5 p.m., Ophelia had maximum sustained winds near 60 mph as it moved west-northwest at 15 mph about 540 miles east of the Leeward Islands.

    Ophelia was expected to continue moving west-nothwest Friday and Saturday, and it could possibly turn toward the northwest on Sunday

    There were no watches or warnings in effect.