Julia weakens, but showers linger for Carolina Coast
Friday, September 16, 2016, 9:55 -
Wind shear and dry, continental air have weakened the former Tropical Storm Julia overnight, causing it to be downgraded to a Tropical Depression.
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The strongest convection is currently displaced from the storm’s center of circulation, and given the unfavorable environment it is not expected to strengthen.
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Very little motion is expected over the next couple of days, as the Depression fills to become a remnant low. However, few showers and thunderstorms may develop along the Southeast Coast as Julia weakens.
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With the heaviest convection now located offshore, the most significant additional rainfall should all occur out to sea.
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And while Julia weakens, forecasters are keeping a close eye on another tropical system that formed in the Atlantic Friday. Tropical Storm Karl is not an immediate threat to land, however it bears monitoring as it churns closer to the U.S. Southeast. Details on Tropical Storm Karl can be found here.