Tracking The Tropics: Tropical Storm Claudette heads into the Atlantic Ocean off North Carolina Today

Tracking the Tropics
Labor Day Weekend
September 06 2021 08:00 am

Tropical Update: Claudette has regained Tropical Storm status even though it is over North Carolina, but it is forecast to move into the Atlantic Ocean. It will stay a tropical storm the next few days as it moves northeast off the U.S. East Coast. The storm is expected to dissipate by mid-week as it moves over colder water.

There is a tropical wave located about 1000 miles east of the Windward Islands with a cluster of thunderstorms. It has a slight chance of development the next few days before upper-level winds become less favorable for development as it moves to the west. NHC is giving this disturbance a low chance of development in the next 5 days.

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