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Victor Forms Over The Eastern Atlantic; Storm Expected To Stay Out To Sea

MIAMI (CBSMiami) - Tropical Storm Victor formed on Wednesday afternoon in the Eastern Atlantic.

Victor is moving toward the west-northwest near 13 mph and this motion is expected to continue during the next couple of days, followed by a turn to the northwest.

The storm has maximum sustained winds of 40 mph (with higher gusts. Steady strengthening is forecast, and Victor is expected to become a hurricane in a day or two.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles north of the center.

Victor is not expected to be a threat to South Florida, as it is expected to stay out to sea.

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