Residents along the southeastern United States are still being advised to keep a watchful eye on Tropical Depression No. 2 through the weekend. Michael Caropolo of the National Weather Service Office in Wilmington advises Tropical Depression No. 2 is anticipated to become Tropical Storm Bonnie later today (Saturday) or early Sunday morning.
A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the entire South Carolina coastline or abut 275 miles southeast of Myrtle Beach. The system is moving northwest at 14 miles per hour. The latest coordinates as of 7 a.m. are Latitude 29.9 North and Longitude 77.0 West.
The system is expected to bring waves of rain with showers becoming possibly heavy at times. Rain amounts of 1 to 3 inches are expected over the next three days and some localized areas could receive greater amounts.
Residents along the North Carolina and South Carolina coasts are advised to stay tuned to the local media for updates on the storm.