Tropical Storm Warning Issued for East Coast Ahead of Potential Cyclone

From an AP story headlined “Tropical story warning issued for US East Coast ahead of potential cyclone, forecasters say”:

A tropical storm warning was issued Thursday from coastal North Carolina to Delaware ahead of a potential tropical cyclone that’s approaching the densely populated East Coast.

The National Hurricane Center announced the formation of “Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen” on Thursday morning. The storm was located about 345 miles southeast of Charleston, South Carolina, and moving north at 8 mph, according to an adivisory from the center. The storm had top sustained winds of 35 mph.