Tropical storm Arlene became the first named storm of the year Friday, just one day after the start of the Atlantic hurricane season.
The storm is expected to be short-lived and presumably won’t affect the continental United States.
The National Hurricane Center found the system reached sustained winds of up to 40 miles per hour .
Forecasters anticipate Tropical Storm Arlene to continue tracking southward at approximately 5 miles an hour.
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