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Waves break on the beach as Hurricane Dorian passes offshore in Folly Beach, South Carolina, U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019. (Photo: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg)

A tropical storm watch has been set for parts of Florida as a system that followed Dorian into the Bahamas, dumping as much as 6 inches of rain on those hurricane-devastated islands, targets the U.S. East Coast.

Maximum sustained winds are near 30 mph (45 kilometers) with higher gusts, and the storm is traveling at around 6 mph, according to an 8 a.m. EST time report by the National Hurricane Center. It is expected to strengthen in the next 48 hours, and a storm watch is now in place from the Jupiter Inlet in Florida to the state’s Flagler-Volusia county line.

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