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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The third tropical depression of the 2018 Hurricane Season has formed off the coast of the Carolinas.

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It formed Friday afternoon, with winds of 30 miles per hour.

It is expected to meander in place for a few days and then it is expected to head off to the northeast as a hurricane.

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If this depression becomes a tropical storm, it will become Tropical Storm Chris.

Radar shows a disorganized batch of showers and thunderstorms in the area and may develop to spin over the weekend.

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Residents along the North Carolina and South Carolina coasts should monitor the progress of this system during the next several days, according to the National Hurricane Center.