Tropical Depression Arlene weakens to a remnant low

The short-lived storm expected to fizzle out over the Southeastern Gulf of Mexico
Published: Jun. 1, 2023 at 5:04 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 3, 2023 at 7:26 PM EDT
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NHC Official Advisory as of 5 PM
NHC Official Advisory as of 5 PM(Russell James)

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - As of the 5 pm advisory, Tropical Depression Arlene has weakened to an area of low pressure, about 200 miles southwest of Florida. Maximum sustained winds were near 30 mph, with higher gusts.

Arlene 5PM Track
Arlene 5PM Track(Russell James)

The satellite presentation of Tropical Storm Arlene, continues to show the system struggling with strong mid to upper level wind shear, and drier air. Ultimately it is these two factors that will lead to Arlene dissipating over the next day or so.

Tropical Storm Arlene serves as a great reminder that tropical cyclones can form at any time of the year. It is not too late to be get prepared for hurricane season