Tropical Storm Arlene becomes the first named storm of the 2017 Atlantic season Thursday, forming in the central Atlantic Ocean.
As of 5 p.m., the storm is located about 815 miles west of the Azores and moving west-northwest at 25 mph. It does not pose any threat to land.
The storm is expected to dissipate Friday.
The 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season officially begins June 1.