“Tropical Storm Danielle strengthened into a hurricane Friday morning to become the first hurricane of the season, according to the National Hurricane Center.
“Models from the hurricane center show Danielle is not a threat to Florida or the United States.
“Danielle had sustained winds of 75 mph, with higher gusts, according to an update from the hurricane center posted about 5 p.m. Friday. The system is virtually stationary, forecasters said.
“Spectrum Bay News 9 tweeted Friday that Danielle is not near any land.
“Danielle became a tropical storm Thursday — the first named Atlantic storm in weeks — and quickly intensified to become the first hurricane of the season on Friday.”
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