Met Office forecaster Alex Burkhill said: "Ophelia became a hurricane overnight and the forecast track takes it eastwards towards Iberia for the weekend". That would keep the center of the storm south of most of the Azores, but close enough that a tropical storm watch or warning might be issued later today.
However, the worst of the winds are expected to hit the West coast, reaching 150kph and potentially 160kph in the extreme West coast, by Monday night.
The storm will coincide with the 30th anniversary of the Great Storm of 1987, which hit southern England on October 15 1987, costing an estimated £1 billion and claiming 18 lives. It actually has happened four times (in 1878, 1886, 1893 and 2017), but named storms were much more likely to be hurricanes back in the 1800s because a lack of satellites and other technology meant only the strongest storms and those making landfall would be noticed.
While rare, it is not unprecedented to have post-tropical storms reach the British Isles.
The Met Office said: "Western parts of the United Kingdom will see the strongest winds, with gusts within the region of 60-65mph potentially on Monday".
Overall, the unsettled weather looks likely to continue into Tuesday due to a separate band of low pressure, and will remain changeable throughout the rest of the week.
RIP Windows Phone: Microsoft moves away from mobile hardware
The VP though assured the platform will continue to be supported so that bug fixes and updates would be released when needed. The Windows Phone operating system used Microsoft's Metro UI and offered a smattering of live tiles for its homescreen.
In a pre-recorded clip ahead of the performance he said that the memory loss was something he wasn't comfortable discussing. I will tell him, 'Remember this? "My memory of being on the show is seeing the episode [s]".
And several Democratic senators have already pledged to donate Weinstein's previous contributions to women's organizations. Their courage and the support of others is critical in helping to stop this kind of behavior", the statement read.
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt says the Trump administration will withdraw from Obama-era Clean Power Plan to slow global warming. Industry groups cheered the planned repeal, saying it would reverse regulatory overreach by Obama and McCarthy.
Now this is something that Apple is also offering with iOS 11 where there is a specific " Do Not Disturb While Driving" mode. Like the HTC U11, the two Pixel 2 phones have an Active Edge that responds to squeezes by launching the Google Assistant.
Over the weekend, NASA leaders maintained that they will not participate in the coming elections if their demands are not met. A majority found so many irregularities, they said the elections did not meet the threshold set out by the constitution.
And then, as she told GMA , there was the time that the president protested to naming his firstborn after himself. Cover of 2017 book " Raising Trump " by Ivana Trump . "I love my husband.' It was unladylike but I was in shock".
Ramos and Pique , who play for rival clubs Madrid and Barca, have feuded in the past but are now on good terms. The gamble paid off as Spain earned a 3-0 win in a game in which he handed a start to youngster Marco Asensio .
Groove Music passes away; to be replaced with Spotify
All users who hold a Groove Music Pass will have the capacity to relocate their records to Spotify in any event until January 31. Instead, Microsoft is partnering with Spotify , and letting users move select Groove Music content to the streaming service.
Trump weighs in on Jemele Hill's ESPN suspension
Hill has been with ESPN since 2006. "If you feel strongly about [Jerry Jones'] statement, boycott his advertisers". She previously stirred controversy by calling President Trump a " white supremacist " on Twitter .
Kylie Jenner Drowns Out Her 'Baby Bump' In Massive Shirt
Back in 2013, Natalie told Star magazine that she gets on best with the Jenner sisters as a result of them being close in age. The snap drowned her hourglass figure to the point of looking shapeless, and erased any hint of a burgeoning baby bump.
Turnovers cost Wolverines, MSU wins 14-10
Up next is a game at Minnesota followed by a visit from IN and trip to Northwestern before the Penn State-Ohio State 1-2 punch. During today's game, every @UAB_FB player is wearing the name of a young patient at the nearby Children's Harbor Hospital.