Tropical Storm Colin develops off of South Carolina coast

Will skirt North Carolina, Virginia coast through the holiday weekend

ORLANDO, Fla. – A disturbance that has been moving up the Atlantic coast has developed into Tropical Storm Colin.

As of 2 p.m. Saturday, Colin is situated about 10 miles west southwest of Myrtle Beach, and is moving northeast at 7 mph.

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The storm contains maximum sustained winds of 40 mph. Colin is expected to maintain its intensity through early Monday morning, after which it will begin to dissipate over the western Atlantic.

The storm is expected to lift north impacting the Mid-Atlantic coast through the holiday weekend.

A tropical storm warning is in effect north of Little River, South Carolina, to Duck, North Carolina, and Pamlico Sound.

About the Author:

Jonathan Kegges joined the News 6 team in June 2019 as the Weekend Morning Meteorologist. Jonathan comes from Roanoke, Virginia where he covered three EF-3 tornadoes and deadly flooding brought on by Hurricanes Florence and Michael.