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Tropical Depression moves away from North Carolina coast, expected to become tropical storm

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Posted at 5:26 PM, Aug 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-01 11:16:21-04

Tropical Depression Fifteen is now moving away from the North Carolina coast.

Tropical Depression 15 is centered about 140 miles ESE of Cape Hatteras, N.C. and moving ENE at 14 mph.

The center of the depression will continue to move away from the North Carolina coast today.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 35 mph with higher gusts. The depression could become a tropical storm later today or tonight. Gradual weakening is anticipated by late Wednesday. The system is forecast to become a remnant low on Thursday.

As of 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 1:

Location: 34.7 N 73.1 W

Moving: ENE at 14 mph

Max sustained winds: 35 mph

Max pressure: 1008 mb

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