This morning Tropical Depression Claudette continues to move east/north east into the Carolinas, brining with it heavy rains to parts of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Alabama. It’s current track has Claudette re-strengthening into a Tropical Storm once it approaches the coasts of SC and NC, before moving out to sea and remaining east of the northeastern US coast.
Tropical storm Watches have been issued for northeastern coastal areas of South Carolina, and Tropical Storm Warnings have been issued for all of the North Carolina coast. Flooding will be a concern for mainly coastal areas of Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina today, where there is a slight risk for excessive rainfall today.
Storm surge forecast for the North Carolina coast shows a risk for 1-3 foot storm surge for most of the coast as Claudette makes its way into the area and back out to sea.
Bellow is the key message from the National Hurricane Center.
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