Tropical Storm Arthur becomes first name storm of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season.

  • The storm was named Saturday night.
  • Arthur is located about 355 miles south-southwest of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina and travelling north-northeast at 9 mph.
  • Arthur was producing sustained winds of 40 mph.
  • The storm is forecasted to lose its tropical characteristics by Thursday.
  • Although the hurricane season starts June 1, there have been preseason tropical storms for the past 10 years.