Tropical Storm Sebastien forms in the Atlantic

Tropical Storm Sebastien has formed over the Atlantic.

The National Hurricane Center reports that Sebastien is located 275 miles northeast of the Leeward Islands. The storm is packing maximun sustained winds of 45 mph and is moving at 8 mph. 

As of their 11:00 a.m. update, there are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

Forecasters say the system will be hampered by dry air and wind shear before being absorbed by a passing cold front later this week, moving off to the northeast.

The good news is that Sebastien is forecast to remain over open waters and not be a threat to Florida. 

Hurricane season ends Nov. 30.

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