Post-tropical Storm Arthur is moving away to the sea
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Update: 19th of May, 5:00 p.m. UTC
Tropical Storm Arthur striked North Carolina with heavy rains and maximum sustainable winds 96 km/h (52 KT). On Monday afternoon, the storm was moving at 25 km/h (13 KT) with its center fading away from the coasts.
Arthur is expected to weaken later today or on Wednesday and completely dissipate by the end of the week. The next movement is likely to be to the east and to the south tomorrow.
Update: 17th of May, 8 p.m. UTC
The first tropical storm of the Atlantic Hurricane Season Arthur has made its appearance and is currently moving close to North Carolina coasts at position 31.0°N 77.3°W with maximum sustained winds 72 km/h (45 mph).
The impacts of the storm could cause knocking out trees or power outages, in a low laying areas minor flooding. Arthur will also bring swells from east coast of Florida to the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic in the upcoming days.
The storm is expected to reach the land on Monday with rains and gusty winds. The hurricane warnings have been issued for Surf City and Duck, North Carolina.
The next development is quite uncertain, storm can get pushed out to sea as well as move farther inland due to high pressure.