Claudette now a tropical storm again, moving away from United States

WSAV Hurricane Central

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) —Tropical Storm Claudette made landfall early in the day Saturday before weakening to a tropical depression over land. Early Monday morning, Claudette regained tropical storm status in coastal North Carolina as it interacted with tropical moisture and warm waters.

As of the Monday 5 PM advisory from the National Hurricane Center, Claudette has strengthened with winds now up to 45 mph sustained wind with wind gusts as high as 60 mph. It is moving to the east-northeast at 28 mph. It is located 210 miles south-southwest of Nantucket, MA.

Claudette will remain over the ocean as it moves to the northeast and will remain around the same intensity as it tracks over the warmer Gulf Stream waters through tomorrow. It is expected to weaken to a remnant low over colder waters by midweek.

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