Tropical Storm Arthur continues to move away from the United States


BATON ROUGE, La. (BRProud)  Tropical Storm Arthur formed over the weekend in the Atlantic. Its center is over 250 miles east-northeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. Arthur is moving to the east-northeast around 15 m.p.h. with sustained winds of 60 m.p.h..Arthur is expected to become post-tropical later today.

The National Hurricane Center says, “Dangerous coastal surf conditions and rip currents are expected to continue along portions of the mid-Atlantic and southeast U.S. coasts during the next couple of days.”

This will not be a threat to the Gulf of Mexico, but this is a reminder that hurricane season “officially” begins in two weeks. Now is the time to be prepared.

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