• Tropical Storm Oscar forms out in Atlantic

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    MIAMI - Tropical Storm Oscar has formed well out into the Atlantic, according to the National Hurricane Center in Miami.

    Oscar is expected to be a short-lived storm.

    On Thursday, forecasters said the storm has winds of 45 mph.

    The storm is centered 1,205 miles west-northwest of the Cape Verde Islands and moving to the north-northeast at 9 mph.


    FORECAST PATH: TS Oscar Five Day Forecast Path

    COMPUTER MODELS:  TS Oscar Plot Models

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    Oscar should dissipate in the next day or two when it gets absorbed by a cold front forecasters said.

    The storm does not post any threat to land.

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