“Tropical Storm Chris to strengthen; Beryl weakens to remnants”

July 6 (UPI) — Tropical Storm Chris is expected to strengthen and remain off the Carolinas’ coast Sunday as Beryl weakened to remnants of a storm, according to the National Hurricane Center.

Chris, third tropical storm of the 2018 season, became a depression on Friday afternoon.

Chris was stationary about 180 miles south-southeast of Cape Hatteras, N.C. with maximum sustained winds of 50 mph, according to the NHC 5 p.m. EDT advisory.
The NHC forecasts the storm to meander off the coast for the next several days. They expect Chris to become a hurricane by mid-week with additional strengthening forecast afterward.

Tropical Storm Chris
Tropical Storm Chris

https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2018/07/08/Tropical-Storm-Chris-to-strengthen-Beryl-weakens-to-remnants/8701530818319/

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