Tropical Storm Julia Forms; Sits Over GA and SC

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Tropical Storm Julia has formed and isn't moving much. The sluggish storm will produce heavy rains as it drifts over Georgia and South Carolina the next couple of days.

Read: WFMY News 2 Hurricane Guide 

As of 11am Wednesday, Julia had 40 mph winds and was tracking NNE at 6 mph. Julia is expected to produce 3 to 6 inches of rain near the northeast Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina coastlines through Friday afternoon. The storm could also bring isolated totals of 10 inches possible for some areas. Heavy rainfall could also lead to flash flooding.

 

 

An isolated tornado or two could be possible through Wednesday morning for parts of northeastern Florida and southeastern Georgia.

The storm is expected to weaken over the next 48 hours. The storm should weaken to a tropical depression by late Wednesday.

Julia is not expected to track far enough north to bring any impacts to the Triad.
 

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