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Colin begins to dissipate off east coast of US

Breezy winds and rain will continue along the coast of North Carolina into Sunday.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Colin formed as a tropical storm Saturday morning near the South Carolina coast. After weakening into a depression, the storm began to dissipate.

As of 9 a.m. Sunday, the remnants of Colin had maximum sustained winds of 25 knots. It was moving northeast at 9 knots.

Colin is officially the third named storm of the Atlantic Hurricane Season.

A turn toward the east-northeast with an increase in speed is expected for late Sunday and Sunday night, the National Hurricane Center explains. The storm will then emerge over the western Atlantic Ocean late Sunday.

Tropical storm warnings have been canceled since Colin weakened to a depression.

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