(WLTX) - Tropical Depression Karen may not impact South Carolina's weather much after all.
Karen has been downgraded to a tropical depression, with maximum sustained winds of 30 miles an hour.
Shearing winds have battered the system, tearing it apart from a fairly defined tropical storm late Thursday to a barely organized system of showers. The system could dissipate shortly after reaching land.
Saturday, the consensus track on where the storm will go shifted dramatically southward. Current projections call for Karen (or its remnants) to skirt the Gulf Coast Sunday, then track across northern Florida. Earlier models showed Karen moving into Georgia, and then South Carolina.
Still, the system should cause instability in the southeast's atmosphere, triggering showers and storms in the Palmetto State by Monday.
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