Tropical Storm Fred is forecast to slam into the Florida Panhandle Monday night, packing sustained winds as much as 60 mph and threatening harmful storm surges.
The storm is anticipated to make landfall between Panama Metropolis and Pensacola round 5 p.m., with a tropical storm warning in impact by means of a lot of the area, the Nationwide Hurricane Heart stated Monday in an advisory.
The low-pressure system, one among three off the US coast, is predicted to maneuver north into Alabama and Georgia with robust winds and as much as 10 inches of rain after placing Florida, the middle stated.
“Heavy rainfall throughout parts of the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic States may result in flash, city, small stream and remoted river flooding impacts,” the advisory stated. “And elevated threat of landslides exists throughout the mountains of North Carolina in addition to parts of the Blue Ridge Escarpment on Tuesday.”
Flash floods may strike as far north as Atlanta and even attain Washington, DC, by Wednesday, ABC Information reported Monday.
Along with Fred, Tropical Melancholy Grace is predicted to hit Haiti Monday within the wake of a devastating 7.2-magnitude earthquake that hit the nation over the weekend, killing practically 1,300 individuals.
As of Monday morning, Grace was transferring towards the Mexican coast with sustained winds of 35 mph, the hurricane middle stated.
A 3rd storm system, which could possibly be named Tropical Storm Henri if it continues to strengthen, shaped close to Bermuda on Monday morning, the middle stated.
That system was carrying 40-mph winds, the middle stated.