Tropical Depression Emily Moving Out Over Atlantic

In this Friday, July 28, 2017, photo, two young men walk along the beach covered by rain clouds in the South Beach area of Miami Beach. Tropical Storm Emily began trekking east across the Florida peninsula on Monday, scattering drenching rains amid expectations it would begin weakening in the coming hours on its approach to the Atlantic coast. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Tropical Depression Emily is rumbling further out into the Atlantic, a day after slogging across the Florida peninsula.

The U.S. National Hurricane Center says remnants of the brief-lived tropical storm have maximum sustained winds near 30 mph (45 kph) as the storm moves further away from Florida.

The depression was centered at 11 a.m. EDT Tuesday about 120 miles (195 kilometers) east-northeast of Cape Canaveral, Florida, and moving to the northeast at 14 mph (22 kph).

Forecasters say the poorly organized storm is expected to track well away from the Eastern seaboard in coming days. The Miami-based hurricane center says some slight strengthening is possible during the day though Emily is expected to stop being a tropical system within a day or two.

Source: Associated Press