Tropical Storm Alberto weakens to 40 mph

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) Alberto barely holds on to tropical storm status with 40 mph winds. The system continues to drift slowly southwest at 4 mph and is currently more than 250 miles away from Myrtle Beach.

The forecast track shows Alberto changing its course later Monday and moving back up to the northeast paralleling the Carolina coastline through mid-week.

As Alberto remains off the coastline, we'll keep a slight chance of a storm today through mid-week but not expecting any widespread rain or storms. Temperatures continue to heat up all week and we'll be close to 90 inland by the end of the week.

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By Monday night, Alberto should be well off our coastline and with drier and cooler air wrapping into this system.

The only impacts with the current track we are expecting from Alberto in the coming days are rip currents along with some street flooding in those typical low-lying areas in Garden City and Cherry Grove.

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