MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters say Tropical Storm Michael has formed over the eastern Atlantic Ocean but does not pose a threat to land.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Tuesday morning that Michael was moving slowly toward the north-northwest at about 5 mph (8 kph). Current models showed it staying well out to sea over the next few days.
Michael had maximum sustained winds of 40 mph (65 kph). It was 1,220 miles (1,963 kilometers) southwest of the Azores.
Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Leslie was moving very slowly more than 500 miles (805 kilometers) south of Bermuda. That storm's maximum sustained winds Tuesday were near 65 mph (100 kph).
In the Pacific, Tropical Depression John was moving to the northwest more than 400 miles (645 kilometers) off the coast of Baja California.
More than 100 trees covered in lights now shine bright throughout Zilker Park. The Trail of Lights is open for another season.
A 10-year-old was killed while standing outside of a vehicle which lost control during the icy conditions, DPS said.
Travis County non-profit Center for Child Protection will benefit next March from an all day fundraiser at the Circuit of the Americas that will see plenty of donors racing on the track.
Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg heads to court this week as a defendant in a civil trial that could oust her from office.
Santa visited Austin early on Sunday, joining hundreds of motorcyclists for their annual Toy Run.
Late Saturday night into early Sunday morning, a light band of freezing drizzle traversed the I-35 corridor eastward. With sub-freezing temperatures, even the light precipitation created major problems.