New tropical storm, Irma, forms
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (WPEC) - New tropical storm Irma has developed about 3,500 miles across the Atlantic just west of the Cabo Verde Islands.
Irma is forecast to become a Category 1 hurricane by late Thursday or Friday . It will be the 4th hurricane of the season.
The 5 day forecast track moves Irma generally west through Monday with no immediate threat to any land area.
The next National Hurricane Center advisory and new forecast track is at 5 p.m.