outer banks and could cause flooding there. mike seidel who is tracking this storm is reporting from kill >> reporter: here in north carolina, we're watching tropical depression number eight. it's going to be a brush-by. the locals are not concerned at all. >> hopefully it goes by quick and i can be back at the beach and run around. >> reporter: locally heavy downpours later today and tonight before it makes the turn and heads out to sea on wednesday. we have lost a little bit of sand. there is a berm here. but high tide this morning only came up to about here. last night's high tide went all the way up here almost to the lifeguard stand. this moves out and then they will watch tropical depression number nine down in the gulf of mexico. that is forecast to track well enough offshore on friday that we don't get any direct impact but, once again, it will be a surf and rip current issue. i'm meteorologist mike seidel at the weather channel for nbc news in kill devil hills, north carolina. >> it's backyard in vee generienna. right, doug? >> it's a brazilian word, doug. >> reporter: that'
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