it’s rough there weather ahead as the National Hurricane Center warns the tropical storm could head into southeast Florida. just in time for Election Day.
The hurricane season is not over; it’s officially ending on November 30th. Center says a system of shower and thunderstorms north of Puerto Rico expected move north to the northwest and then west to the coast of Florida towards the middle of next a week.
At 20:00 on Sunday update what system gave 80% chance of development in in next 48 hours and 90% in next five days.
Forecasters also observation of the storm area of a place of low pressure several hundred miles to the east of Bermuda Sunday, which can turn into a short-term tropical depression or tropical storm over in next several days.
How much system closest to Florida, “growing risk of coastal flooding, tropical storms, force winds, heavy rains, surf storm, and beach erosion along many of southeast coast of the United States, east coast of Florida and parts of central and northwestern Bahamas, beginning in early and middle part of this week,” the center said. on Sunday.
On Election Day Tuesday, South Florida voters are likely to begin feeling the effect system brings moisture up from the Caribbean. As of Sunday, system near Bermuda was 70% chance of development in in next five days, according to the hurricane center.
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“Worst scenario and I’m kind of assuming it could be a tropical storm or possibly a weak hurricane,” meteorologist Sean Bhatti said. with Miami National Weather Service. “Can not rule out weak hurricane, but again it’s still very early and we don’t have enough confidence to tell for definite.”
Most of Strong winds and heavy rainfall expected in south Florida next week already on Tuesday, depending on on how in system develops, according to the center.
Barry Baxter, meteorologist for The Miami National Weather Service urged South Florida residents to remain vigilant.
“Technically we are still in hurricane season to end of this month,” he said. “So don’t let your guard down just because it in November. This time we rarely get them of year, but we can still get them.”
former Category 1 Hurricane Lisa dissipated on Saturday morning. over southwestern bay of Mexico.
There have been two major hurricanes this season, meaning Category 3 or higher.
NOAA predicts at least four more hurricanes will form before the official end of the hurricane season on November 30th.