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Arlene weakened on Saturday, reforming as a post-tropical cyclone

Article first published: Saturday, June 03, 2023, 5 a.m. EST

Article last updated: Saturday, June 03, 2023, 5 p.m. EST

At 5 pm Saturday, the National Hurricane Center released the final advisory for the post-tropical cyclone system. Arlene had transformed into a tropical depression. It was later downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone with sustained winds of 30 miles per hour.

Post Tropical Cyclone Arlene is 135 miles west-southwest of the Dry Tortugas, with maximum sustained wind of 30 mph. It’s moving 7 mph to the south-southeast.

"Continued weakening is forecast, and Arlene is expected to dissipate on Sunday." meteorologists state.

YESTERDAY (Friday):

Yesterday, the system, now named Arlene, became a tropical storm with sustained winds of 30 mph after undergoing intensification from a tropical depression.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND:

RAINFALL: Rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches with localized higher amounts up to 5 inches are possible into this evening across portions of the southern Florida Peninsula. The heavy rainfall could lead to isolated flash, urban, and small stream flooding impacts.

Source: National Hurricane Center

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