Tropical Storm Rina forms in the Atlantic with no immediate threat to land.
The storm stayed below a Category 2 hurricane with sustained winds at 85 mph.
Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 125 miles from the center.
Maria has re-strengthened as a Category 1 hurricane, with 75 mph winds, more 160 miles east of Cape Hatteras.
Hurricane Maria is forecast to bring strong storm surge and tropical storm force winds to the Outer Banks through the middle of the week.
On the current forecast track, Maria will stay offshore but make its closest approach to the Outer Banks on Wednesday.
Hurricane Maria has weakened to a Category 2 storm and continues to move north.
For those who don’t want to miss a beat, some suggest investing in a generator.
At least one beach access ramp is flooded on Ocracoke Island.
Swells are likely to cause dangerous surf and rip current conditions for the next several days in these areas.