It's still developing and its path could change.
It's just the way the large-scale atmospheric patterns have set up.
Fortunately, it wasn't a major hurricane that went right through the Keys. It hasn't been a worst-case scenario by any means.
It's possible as Ophelia moves north-northeast those outer bands of tropical storm-force winds could affect portions of southern New England.
There's still plenty of warm water that it needs to move over in the next couple days. The forecast is favourable for further intensification.