(WFXG) - At 11 a.m., Michael is moving toward the northeast near 23 mph. This motion is expected to continue with an increase in forward speed through tonight. A turn toward the east-northeast and an even faster forward speed are expected on Friday. On the forecast track, the center of Michael will move across portions of central and eastern North Carolina and southeastern Virginia into the Atlantic Ocean by late tonight or early Friday. Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 50 mph.
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