Goodbye Kirk! - tropics settle down for the moment

Tropical Storm Kirk was downgraded to a depression and then to a tropical wave Monday, days before it had been forecast to reach the eastern Caribbean. There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect from that storm, which packs top sustained winds of 40 miles per hour (65 kph).

On Saturday, Kirk became the southernmost named storm since Bret in June previous year, but it is also struggling in 2018′s storm-killing environment and is a disorganized tropical depression now.

Subtropical storm Leslie formed on Sunday. Forecasters expect the storm to dissipate in a few days. The westward movement speed had increased to 25 mph when it was 835 miles west southwest of the southernmost Cabo Verde Islands. Maximum sustained winds are near 40 miles per hour (65 kph) with higher gusts.

Tropical Atlantic is facing depressions across the ocean which is expected to approach coastal areas of America.

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Broach-Akers says people in the potential flood zones should plan to leave their homes Monday.

"Environmental conditions are expected to become slightly more conducive for development during the next day or so while the system moves west-northwestward to northwestward". Leslie is about 1,145 miles (1,840 kilometers) west-southwest of the Azores and has winds of 40 mph (65 kph). While Leslie may not last that long, some form of storm will be out in this area of the Atlantic over the next week.

Firefighters from the Penderlea Fire Department posted video of the fish being hosed off the Interstate 40.

The first major hurricane of the season, Florence made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane the morning of September 14 at Wrightsville Beach, NC.

In Wilmington, North Carolina, flood waters left hundreds of dead fish washed up on a highway near Wallace.

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