The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Fiona has formed over the central Atlantic, becoming the season’s sixth named storm. The storm’s maximum sustained winds Wednesday are near 40 mph (65 kph). Fiona remains over open waters and is not currently a threat to land but is expected to strengthen during the next two days. The depression is

centered about 920 miles (1,480 kilometers) west of the Cabo Verde Islands and is moving west-northwest near 16 mph (26 kph). Retired NWS meteorologist Jim Lushine said Tuesday was something of a historical milestone for tropical development: On Aug. 16, 1992, a tropical depression formed in the central Atlantic that eventually became devastating …CONTINUE