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11:00 p.m., The low pressure system was centered near latitude 29.5 North, longitude 75.3 West. The low is moving toward the north-northeast near 3 mph. A northward or north-northwestward motion is expected to begin early Friday and continue through Sunday. On the forecast track, the center of the low will approach the coast of North Carolina through Friday night, and then move across eastern North Carolina, southeastern Virginia and the Delmarva Peninsula Saturday and Sunday.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 40 mph with higher gusts. ditional strengthening is forecast during the next day or so and the low is expected to become a tropical storm before it reaches the coast of North Carolina. Regardless of whether it becomes a tropical storm, the system is expected to bring tropical storm conditions to portions of the southeast and mid-Atlantic coasts.
Formation chance through 48 hours is 60 percent. Formation chance through 7 days is 60 percent.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 240 miles to the north of the center.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1007 mb or 29.74 inches.
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