Tropical Storm Odette forms off mid-Atlantic coast

Tropical Storm Odette has formed off the U.S. mid-Atlantic coast, the National Hurricane Center said Friday afternoon.

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The storm is forecast to become a post-tropical storm by Saturday night, south of Atlantic Canada.

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Channel 9 Chief Meteorologist Tom Terry said the storm will be “short-lived” and will stay off the East Coast.

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Adam Poulisse joined WFTV in November 2019.