Subtropical Storm Ana drifts toward the Carolina Coast

Subtropical Storm Ana drifts toward the Carolina Coast

The first named storm of the season is here... and the Carolina in the Morning crew has everything you need to know to stay weather aware today and through the weekend!

Subtropical Storm Ana formed off the South Carolina coast late Thursday evening and will continue to bring a breezy and unsettled weather pattern to southeastern North Carolina.

To account for Ana, the National Weather Service continues a Tropical Storm Watch, a Flood Watch, and a High Rip Current Risk for Pender, New Hanover, and Brunswick Counties. Chief Meteorologist Gannon Medwick and Meteorologist Patrick Ellis will keep you up-to-date both on air and online throughout the morning.

Caraline Waldrep will live from Surf City talking about rip current risks and erosion on beaches due to subtropical storm Ana. Tune in at the top of each half hour for her reports!

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Watch Carolina in the Morning starting at 5 a.m. for the latest news and updates on Ana!

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