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Tropical Depression 5 forms in the Atlantic

System poses no threat of landfall on U.S. coastline

Tropical Depression 5
Tropical Depression 5 (National Hurricane Center)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The National Hurricane Center says Tropical Depression 5 has formed in the Western Atlantic Ocean.

Sunday the storm accelerated Northeastward away from Bermuda.

The storm poses no threat to the U.S.

The National Hurricane Center said the system is not expected to strengthen much but it could become a tropical storm.