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TD 8 upgraded to Tropical Storm Helene

Posted: 10:59 AM, Sep 04, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-07 23:24:16-04

Tropical Depression Eight was upgraded to Tropical Storm Helene Friday evening.  

Helene forms between the coast of Africa and the Cabo Verde Islands and it's expected to bring Tropical Storm conditions to portions of the Cabo Verde Islands Saturday night and Sunday. 

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Tropical Depression Nine is meandering over the Eastern Atlantic about 1755 miles east of the Windward Islands. It's currently stationary and packing 35 mph winds.

One computer model shows the system becoming a major hurricane but another shows almost no strengthening.