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11am UPDATE: Wednesday morning Tropics check (09/27/2017)

Hurricane Maria Forecast track (11am 09/27/2017)
Hurricane Maria Advisory (11am 09/27/2017)
Tropical Storm Maria (09/27/2017)
Hurricane Lee Advisory (11am 09/27/2017)
Hurricane Lee (09/27/2017)
Hurricane Maria Forecast track (11am 09/27/2017)
Posted at 5:28 AM, Sep 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-27 08:50:50-04

MIDWAY, Fl. (WTXL) -- Maria and Lee are the only active tropical cyclones being monitored in the Atlantic today.

Hurricane Lee, as of the 11:00am ET advisory, has maximum sustained winds of 115 mph (Category 3).

The storm poses no threat to the U.S.

The storm is forecast to turn north and accelerate northeast in the next few days, becoming a non-tropical low pressure system in the next several days.

Hurricane Maria, as of the 11:00am ET advisory, has maximum sustained winds of 75 mph.

The storm is expected to sharply turn northeast and accelerate away from the Eastern Seaboard.

A summary of watches and warnings associated with Maria are below:

A STORM SURGE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* OCRACOKE INLET TO THE NORTH CAROLINA/VIRGINIA BORDER
* ALBEMARLE AND PAMLICO SOUNDS

A STORM SURGE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS TO DUCK

You can catch the forecast on ABC 27 News starting at 5:00 each weekday morning, as well as ABC 27 News at Noon. Chief Meteorologist Casanova Nurse has your forecast at 5:00, 5:30, 6:00, and 11:00 this evening.

Plus, you can get the First Alert forecast every 10 minutes on Channel 27.3 Weather NOW.

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