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COPY-Tropical Storm Tammy forms off South Carolina

MIAMI Tropical Storm Tammy formed this morning off the coast of Florida.

The National Hurricane Center has posted a tropical storm warning from Cocoa Beach, Florida, north to near Georgetown, South Carolina.

At 6:30 a-m (C-D-T), Tammy was 20 miles east of Cape Canaveral, Florida. The storm is moving north-northwest at 16 miles an hour.

Highest winds are 40 miles an hour. Forecasters say Tammy could get stronger during the day.

Tammy is expected to produce between three inches and five inches of rain over eastern South Carolina.

The storm is expected to come ashore somewhere near Daytona Beach later today and move into southern Georgia.

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