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Sub-Tropical Storm Oscar forms in the middle of the Atlantic

Sub-Tropical Storm Oscar formed in the Central Atlantic Friday night.

The system could get close to hurricane strength by early next week but will not be a threat to land.

The storm, with 45 mph sustained winds, was moving to the north-northwest, but is expected to west-southwesterly this weekend before getting swept northeastward by a frontal trough early next week.

 

Rob Perillo

Rob Perillo

Rob Perillo is the Chief Meteorologist for KATC-TV3's Acadiana's NewsChannel.  Rob has 30 years of experience in forecasting Acadiana's weather and has tracked hundreds of tropical storms and hurricanes during his career including major Louisiana storms such as Andrew, Lili, Katrina, Rita, Gustav and Ike.
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