Potential Tropical Cyclone Could Hit The US This Week

Theresa Obrien
October 7, 2018

NHC forecasters said that the environmental conditions surrounding the disturbance are favorable for the system to become more defined.

So far the Atlantic has produced 12 named storms this year.

Winds were forecast to drop in intensity as the system tracks northeast over Alabama, Georgia and SC, reaching North Carolina by Thursday.

The Hurricane Center noted that hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 45 miles from the center, and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 195 miles. Heavy rainfall should hit the western portions of Cuba as it moves north.

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Sunday will be a bit of a transition day into the week, we'll notice the breeze pick up and throw in a few afternoon showers with the sea breeze.

Potential Tropical Cyclone Fourteen now sits in the northern Caribbean. The depression is expected to turn north later on Sunday and continue in that direction through Wednesday. Temperatures will still stay in the upper 80s, as the upper-level ridge over the southeast will keep warm, gulf air moving inland through the start of the week. It will continue its trek northward, eventually gaining Category 1 strength and later making landfall along the Gulf Coast late Wednesday or early Thursday. The model has the storm passing through SC sometime between Wednesday evening and Thursday afternoon as a tropical storm before weakening back to a depression.

On Tuesday, the severe threat will move into more-populated areas from Dallas to Des Moines, Iowa. Highs will cool into the low to mid 80s.

Happy Saturday night! While you're enjoying your weekend, things are looking to become busy in the world of weather.

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