ORLANDO, Fla. — Tropical Storm Melissa is weakening as it moves eastward across the Atlantic, located about 370 miles south of Halifax, Nova Scotia.
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Winds are at 45 mph and the storm is moving east at 14 mph.
Tropical storm force winds extend out 60 miles from the center.
The storm will likely become a remnant low by tonight or early Monday.
Melissa formed Friday morning south of New England in the western Atlantic. It is the 13th named storm this year.
It was a subtropical storm but was reclassified as a tropical system Saturday evening.
There are no watches or warnings at this time.
Here in Central Florida, long period swells generated by Melissa will cause life-threatening rip current threats and rough surf. A high rip current threat continues today for the Atlantic beaches.
Atlantic hurricane season runs through November 30.
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