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Tropical Weather Discussion for June 20, 2021, at 6:19 am EDT

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Tropical Depression Claudette

Tropical Depression Claudette is about 135 km west-southwest of Atlanta, Georgia.

There is a Tropical Storm Warning in effect for

  • Little River Inlet to Duck, North Carolina

  • Pamlico and Albemarle Sounds
     

There is a Tropical Storm Watch in effect for

  • South Santee River, South Carolina to Little River Inlet
     

As of the last update from the National Hurricane Center, maximum sustained winds were near 45 km/h with higher gusts. Later today the storm is expected to re-strengthen and likely become a tropical storm once again on Monday.


Claudette is expected to become a post-tropical cyclone by late Tuesday.


The storm could have an impact on eastern Nova Scotia and Newfoundland on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Claudette is expected to produce additional rainfall totals of 1 to 3 inches with isolated maximum amounts of 6 inches across Alabama, the Florida Panhandle, northern and central Georgia, and Upstate South Carolina through the morning hours.  As the system tracks north and east, bands of heavy rain will occur across portions of central and southern Georgia, central and coastal South Carolina into eastern North Carolina through Monday morning resulting in rainfall totals of 2 to 4 inches with isolated maximum amounts of 8 inches.

Storm Surge:

  • NC/VA Border to Cape Lookout, NC 1-3 ft

  • Cape Lookout, NC to Little River Inlet, SC 1-2 ft
     

Once again today tornadoes are possible. The area at the greatest risk is across parts of Georgia and the Carolinas.

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