5 AM Update: Irma Now a Post- Tropical Cyclone

Irma has now been downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone. Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 35 mph, with higher gusts.

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Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- Irma has weakened to a post-tropical cyclone

Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 35 mph, with higher gusts. Continued slow weakening is expected and the storm will become a remnant low by Tuesday evening.

The center of Irma will continue to move into eastern Alabama Tuesday morning and will move into western Tennessee by Tuesday evening.

At 5 a.m. Tuesday,  Irma was moving northwest at 15 mph. The post-tropical was located west of Macon, Georgia.


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