BLADENBORO, N.C. (AP) — Weather forecasters say Tropical Storm Kirk has formed in the eastern Atlantic and is moving rapidly westward.
In an 11 p.m. update, the National Hurricane Center said Kirk was 425 miles (680 kilometers) south-southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands, moving west-northwest at 16 mph (26 kph) with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph (65 kph). Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward from the center up to 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the northwest.
Forecasters say it currently poses no threats to land.
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