Ana now a tropical depression as it drenches the Cape Fear region

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Tropical storm warnings are no longer in effect as Ana is now a tropical depression.

Ana made landfall between Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach, shortly after 6 a.m. Sunday. Now with maximum sustained winds near 30 mph, the storm will continue to slowly drift towards the north and is will continue weakening while moving over land. Periods of rain will continue into this Monday morning with the possibility of  1-2 inches of additional rainfall.

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The threat for strong winds is near zero over the Cape Fear, although it will still be breezy at times. The Ocean Crest Pier reported a wind gust of 60 mph this weekend. Also, there have been a couple of reports of trees down, some scattered power outages, and some reports of minor flooding and ocean over-wash in Brunswick county as Ana made landfall.

The StormTrack 3 Weather Team will continue to monitor the progress of Ana, so make sure you check back with the latest forecasts.

Meteorologist Christina Anthony

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