Tropical Storm Claudette over the Atlantic, moving away from the United States

Posted at 5:14 AM, Jun 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-21 11:04:39-04

Claudette remains at tropical storm strength.

0 miles S of Ocean City, Maryland and about 330 miles SSW of Montauk Point, New York and moving ENE at 28 mph.

An east-northeastward to northeastward motion with some increase in forward speed is expected over the next couple of days.

On the forecast track, the system will cross into the western Atlantic Ocean this morning, and pass just south of Nova Scotia on Tuesday. Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 40 mph, with higher gusts.

Some additional strengthening is possible over the western Atlantic today.

Claudette is expected to become a post-tropical cyclone Tuesday afternoon and dissipate late Tuesday night.

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