Tropical Storm Colin.
the 0.33 named typhoon of the Atlantic typhoon season – is anticipated to drench parts of South and North Carolina with heavy rainfall and viable flash flooding over Fourth of July weekend.
Tropical hurricane warnings were issued Saturday for elements of the South and North Carolina coasts. Tropical typhoon situations may want to start Saturday morning in South Carolina earlier than spreading to North Carolina later Saturday thru Sunday as the storm movements northeast alongside the shore, the National Hurricane center stated.
Both coastal South and North Carolina will probably see robust winds, heavy rainfall of up to four inches and localized areas of flash flooding via Sunday morning.
"There will be tough surf, risky rip currents and regions of coastal erosion within the location of the typhoon this weekend," AccuWeather meteorologist Adam Douty forecast.
As of 8 a.M. Saturday morning, Colin was positioned approximately 25 miles west-southwest of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph. The hurricane turned into transferring northeast at nearly eight mph and is predicted to dissipate over the western Atlantic on Monday, the storm center said.
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