Tropical Storm Watch Lifted For Carolina Coast

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Tropical storm watches have been lifted
for the South Carolina coast as the first storm of the 2012
Atlantic hurricane season spins offshore.

The National Hurricane Center said that as of 5 p.m. EDT Sunday,
Tropical Storm Alberto was about 130 miles south of Charleston. It has maximum sustained winds of 45 mph.

It is currently moving southwest, but forecasters expect it to turn northeast Monday. It is not expected to make landfall in the Carolinas.

A tropical storm was in effect for the South Carolina coast from the Savannah River to the South Santee River, but all watches have been dropped as forecasters expect the storm to stay away from the coast.

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