New depression forecast to become Tropical Storm Ophelia; no threat to land

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Tropical Storm Ophelia became the 15th named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season Monday morning.

Ophelia has 40 miles per hour winds and is moving north-northeast at 5 miles per hour.

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There are not now any watches or warnings in place for Tropical Storm Ophelia, which is not expected to make landfall. The good news, however, is that it's no threat to land.

Nate was expected to continue tracking northeastward, moving through the Ohio Valley and into the lower great lakes on Monday.

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A few showers and storms are left across the area late this afternoon as tropical depression Nate departs into central Tennessee.

Nate was the latest in a stretch of landfalling hurricanes in the U.S. following Hurricane Harvey in Texas, Irma in Southwest Florida and Maria on Puerto Rico, a United States territory.

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Nate made landfall twice over the weekend, first at the mouth of the Mississippi River and then near Biloxi, Mississippi.

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