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

Posted at 7:01 PM, Oct 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-11 19:01:06-04

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.