Tracking the Tropics: Arthur continues to weaken as it loses tropical characteristics

WSAV Hurricane Central

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — The first named storm of Atlantic hurricane season developed off the coast of Florida late Saturday night. This is the 6th year in a row where a storm has formed ahead of hurricane season. Now after clipping the Outer Banks on Monday, Arthur has weakened to a remnant low as the cyclone moves out to sea.

As of 11 a.m. Tuesday, Tropical Storm Arthur has lost its tropical characteristics and is now a remnant low. It is located about 400 miles east-northeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. Maximum winds were 60 mph and the center was tracking east at 15 mph.

The remnant area of low pressure will drift southwest toward Bermuda by Wednesday or Thursday.

All Tropical Storm warnings have been dropped from the North Carolina coast.

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