Tropical Storm Warning Issued for Parts of North Carolina as Tropical Storm Arthur Draws Nearer
By Space Coast Daily // May 18, 2020
Hurricane season begins June 1
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – National Hurricane Center has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for North Carolina as Tropical Storm Arthur draws nearer to the coasts late Sunday night into Monday morning.
Experts are projecting Arthur to stay out in the Atlantic as it runs parallel with the coasts of the Carolinas on Monday before making a hard turn right into the Atlantic late Monday night and Tuesday morning.
Max sustained winds are registered at 45 mph, according to the National Weather Service.
Arthur is continuing to move north-northeast at 10 mph.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 90 miles from the center.
Arthur is expected to produce total rain accumulations of 1 to 3 inches over coastal North Carolina Sunday night and Monday, with isolated maximum amounts of 5 inches.
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