Tropical Storm Bill Expected To Be Short Lived
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Tropical Storm Bill strengthened a bit overnight but is forecast to be short-lived.
At 5 a.m., the center of the system was about 240 miles southeast of Nantucket, Massachusetts.
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Maximum sustained winds were near 50 mph with higher gusts. Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 90 miles from the center.
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Bill is moving toward the northeast near 31 mph, and this general motion is expected through Wednesday.
As it moves over colder water, the system is forecast to become a post-tropical low Tuesday night and dissipate on Wednesday.
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.