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Fred weakens slightly, cone of concern shifts west

Tropical Weather
This satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shows a tropical storm east of Puerto Rico in the Caribbean, at 7:50am EST, Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021. The National Hurricane Center issued tropical storm warnings for the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, where forecasters expected the potential cyclone to strengthen Tuesday into the sixth named storm, Fred, of the Atlantic hurricane season. (NOAA/NESDIS/STAR GOES via AP)

Fred has weakened to a tropical depression with 35 mph winds and most of South Florida is out of the cone of uncertainty.
Fred 8 12 11 a
But, the system is expected to become a tropical storm again once it enters the Gulf of Mexico.

BULLETIN
Tropical Depression Fred Advisory Number 12
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL062021
1100 AM EDT Thu Aug 12 2021

…HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT REPORT FRED REMAINS POORLY ORGANIZED…
…HEAVY RAINS CONTINUE ACROSS PORTIONS OF HISPANIOLA…

SUMMARY OF 1100 AM EDT…1500 UTC…INFORMATION
———————————————–
LOCATION…20.9N 74.4W
ABOUT 80 MI…125 KM W OF GREAT INAGUA ISLAND
ABOUT 230 MI…365 KM E OF CAMAGUEY CUBA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…35 MPH…55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 14 MPH…22 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1013 MB…29.92 INCHES
Either way expect some squally weather with wind and rain this weekend. So be prepared for possible flooding, wind damage and intermittent power outages.
There is also another area of disturbance in the Atlantic that has a 60% chance of becoming Grace.
Grace