Mobile, Ala. (WKRG) – Tropical Depression 5 has strengthened into Tropical Storm Danielle in the northern Atlantic, but is not a threat to the United States or the News 5 area.

It is moving to the east at 2 mph and is expected to loop around to continue moving north further into the northern Atlantic. The system is expected to become a category 1 hurricane in the next couple of days.

Again, this is not a threat to our area.