FIRST ALERT: Subtropical Depression 4 forecast to remain a depression

Updated: Jun. 23, 2020 at 4:58 AM EDT
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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Subtropical Depression Four continues to move to the northeast this morning as is forecast to remain a depression after the brand new update.

According to the National Hurricane Center, the center of Subtropical Depression Four was located near latitude 39.3 North, longitude 63.4 West. The depression is moving toward the northeast near 13 mph, and this motion is expected to continue for next couple of days with some increase in forward speed.

Subtropical Depression Four is expected to push to the northeast.
Subtropical Depression Four is expected to push to the northeast.(WMBF)

Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph with higher gusts. Little change in strength is forecast during the next day or so, with the system likely weakening and transitioning into a post-tropical cyclone on Wednesday.

This system will pose no threat to the US.

A subtropical storm is a storm system that has characteristics of both tropical systems and areas of low pressure more like what is seen during the winter months.

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