Tropical Storm Arthur forms off Florida's east coast

N.J. weather. Tropical Storm Arthur

Arthur is expected to strengthened over the next several days to maximum winds of 60 miles per hour.

Arthur formed off the coast of Florida on Saturday, making it the sixth straight year for a named storm to develop before the official June 1 start of the Atlantic hurricane season.

Arthur was anticipated to accentuate because it moved northeastward away from the East Coast early this week.

The tropical storm is about two weeks earlier than expected, as Atlantic hurricane season doesn't officially begin until June 1.

The hurricane center said Arthur could gain some strength over the next 48 hours before losing its tropical characteristics on Tuesday. They could cause "life-threatening surf and rip current conditions".

The center of Tropical Storm Arthur was located by an Air Force Reserve reconnaissance aircraft west of Florida and in the north Bahamas islands.

The forecast monitor of Tropical Storm Arthur.

NHC says that a turn toward the northeast with an increase in forward speed is expected to occur during the next 24 to 48 hours.

N.J. weather
Tropic Storm Arthur is expected to turn out to sea after brushing the Outer Banks this

The warning was issued for an expanse of coastline extending from Surf City to Duck, N.C., and the Pamlico and Albemarle Sounds.

Local forecasters within the Bahamas stated showers have lingered over the islands of Grand Bahama and Abaco, that are nonetheless struggling to get better after being hit by a Category 5 hurricane final 12 months. In 1970, it generally arrived in early July, but now the average date of the first storm is about a month earlier.

The Midlands have been impacted by the effects of a hurricane or tropical storm in each of the past five years. The stalling front should keep the chance for rain in the forecast Thursday and Friday. A Hurricane Center advisory said that Arthur was bringing "heavy rains and gusty winds", and some isolated areas could see higher rain totals.

Most of the May storms have been weak and uneventful.

In spite of the rains, temperatures are predicted to approach highs in the 80s throughout the week, the forecast shows.

For more information on Tropical Storm Arthur and everything tropics related, stay with the KATC storm team for the very latest.

On its forecast path Arthur will stay "well offshore" of Florida, Georgia and SC today, the hurricane center said.



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