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Claudette racing out to sea

All warnings discontinued
Published: Jun. 17, 2021 at 4:54 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 21, 2021 at 12:17 PM EDT
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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) -

Update: Tropical Storm Claudette is again sustaining winds of 40mph. The storm is quickly headed off the NC coast Monday morning. All flood watches and tropical storm warnings have been discontinued.

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Tropical Depression Claudette made landfall early Saturday morning as a weak tropical storm (45 mph winds). Landfall occurred southwest of Dulac, LA around 2 a.m. with a pressure reading of 1006 mb. The storm is moving off the North Carolina coast Monday morning with sustained winds near 40 mph, primarily offshore. Claudette brought about 1-2″ of rain to most of eastern North Carolina with isolated higher totals.

Claudette moving away Monday morning
Claudette moving away Monday morning(WITN)

As Claudette exits, we’ll see the sunshine returning and winds will gradually calm down this afternoon. Another round of scattered thunderstorms will move through Tuesday afternoon before the forecast turns dry for the tail end of the week.

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