Ophelia becomes 10th hurricane of 2017 season

MIAMI (WFLA) – Ophelia has become the tenth hurricane of the 2017 season.

According to the National Hurricane Center, Ophelia’s winds are blowing at 75 mph and the storm is moving at three mph.

There is no threat to land.

According to Philip Klotzbach, a meteorologist from Colorado State University, the development of this hurricane has tied the all-time record set in 1878 and equaled in 1886 and 1893.

There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.


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