Lee is now a post-tropical cyclone which has been absorbed by a frontal system across the southeastern United States. The low center is expected to move northward into the southern Appalachians today. As this tropical moisture crosses the frontal boundary it will be lifted, resulting in extremely heavy rainfall in locations well in advance of the circulation center.
Hurricane Katia has gone through a classic eyewall replacement cycle and there has been little change in the track forecast. Katia is expected to make a turn to the northwest and north over the next 2 days. Katia is expected to remain a powerful storm as it transitions to extratropical status over the north Atlantic Ocean. This image was taken by GOES East at 1545Z on September 6, 2011.