Tropical Storm Claudette Departs North Carolina Coast

Tropical Storm Claudette brought strong winds and dark skies to Hatteras Island, North Carolina, as the storm began to move out to sea on Monday, June 21, according to weather officials.

Though Claudette strengthened on Monday morning, the National Hurricane Center said the tropical storm warning for eastern North Carolina was discontinued as Claudette moved away from the coast. Forecasters said additional rainfall could prompt flash flooding in parts of North Carolina on Monday morning.

Timelapse video shared by Instagram user @trent_tides, who said they took it on Hatteras Island, shows sand blown by strong winds. Credit: @trent_tides via Storyful

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