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Tropical Storm Debby becomes less organized in the North Atlantic

Disorganized storm moving over cooler waters, will not affect land

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A small system in the North Atlantic named Subtropical Storm Debbie on Tuesday started to become less organized. Debby's circulation is becoming mor elongated and the wind speeds a tad weaker.

 At  5p.m., the center of Tropical Storm Debby was 1,100 miles west-northwest of The Azores and moving northeast near 15 mph.

Maximum sustained winds have decreased slightly to near 40 mph, with higher gusts. Little change in strength is forecast Wednesday, with slow weakening expected to begin Wednesday night into Thursday.

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Debby is expected to turn to the northeast ahead of a larger mid-latitude trough, which will absorb Debby over the far northern Atlantic by Friday.


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