Danielle strengthens to hurricane levels in Atlantic, the 1st of the season

The first major Atlantic hurricane of the season has formed and is slowly making its way through the ocean.

Hurricane Danielle is shown in this satellite image from NOAA.NOAA

Tropical Storm Danielle strengthened to hurricane levels Friday morning, and had sustained winds of up to 75 miles per hour, according to the forecast.

ABC News

As of Friday evening, the storm was moving at a slow mile per hour and was not expected to make landfall.

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Danielle is forecast to meander in the North Atlantic for a few days before heading into colder waters where it will likely weaken.

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