While Hurricane Lorenzo isn't forecast to make landfall, he is only one out of two hurricane of this strength that far east in the Atlantic. https://www.washingtonpost.com/weat...ken-while-lorenzo-becomes-category-hurricane/
Lorenzo is the strongest hurricane this far east out of any on record in the Atlantic, save for Julia in 2010. ...
Eric Blake, a meteorologist at the National Hurricane Center, tweeted that only 10 Atlantic hurricanes had ever formed east of 40 degrees west longitude. Five of them have occurred in the last decade — which he described as “probably no coincidence.” His tweet alludes to the likely connection between climate change and more rapidly intensifying storms, not to mention the expected tendency toward stronger storms overall.