Tropical disturbance swirls off Cape Hatteras
Published 10:59 pm Monday, September 24, 2018
Conditions are conducive for a broad area of low pressure about 400 miles south-southeast of Cape Hatteras to become a tropical depression tonight or Tuesday.
The system is expected to move west-northwestward to northwestward, with upper level winds increasing, limiting chances for the tropical wave to development into a more organized storm, according to National Hurricane Center.
Regardless, the system will mean some rainfall for northeastern and easter North Carolina Tuesday and Tuesday night, the center said.
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The system is also whipping up dangerous surf and rip currents along portions of the North Carolina coast.
Stay with thecoastlandtimes.com for updates.