Ophelia officially a Hurricane but will not pose a threat to Southwest Florida

SOUTHWEST, Fla. --- Ophelia has become a hurricane making it the 10th hurricane of the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season. 

Tying for second with 4 other years with most on record through October 11.

The storm poses a significant wind and wave threat to parts of the Iberian Peninsula this weekend and Ireland early next week.

Ophelia is no threat to the US. 

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