GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) – As of the 11 pm advisory, The National Hurricane Center initiated advisories on Tropical Storm Franklin in the Atlantic Ocean. Maximum sustained winds have increased to around 50 mph, with higher gusts.
Franklin is expected to continue westward over the coming days before making a northerly turn. Interests in the Dominican Republic, and Haiti should keep a close eye on this storm, as Franklin may impact these areas later in the week
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