FIRST ALERT: Colin has now weakened to a tropical depression, dangerous rip currents possible Sunday
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - Newly formed Tropical Storm Colin has now weakened to a Tropical Depression
According to the National Hurricane Center, at 11:00 PM, the center of Tropical Depression Colin was located inland over North Carolina about 15 miles North of Wilmington. Colin is moving toward the northeast near 7 mph, and this general motion is expected to continue through Sunday. A turn toward the east-northeast with an increase in forward speed is expected late Sunday and Sunday night.
On the forecast track, the center of Colin is expected to move northeastward along or just inland of the South Carolina and North Carolina coasts through Sunday, and then emerge over the western Atlantic Ocean late Sunday.
Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph with higher gusts. Little change in strength is forecast during the next couple of days. Colin is expected to dissipate over the western Atlantic on Monday.
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