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15th tropical depression forms in open Atlantic

The 15th tropical depression of the Atlantic hurricane season has formed in the open ocean, forecasters said.

At 11 p.m. Thursday (0300 GMT Friday), the storm was located about 905 miles (1,455 kilometers) east of Bermuda, according to the National Hurricane Center. It was moving east near 9 mph (15 kph). Maximum sustained winds were near 35 mph (56 kph).

It was not expected to increase much in strength or speed over the next 24 hours, forecasters said.