Possible Hurricane ‘Delta’ System Growing – Several Models Showing Impact With Carolinas

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A growing disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico is now forecasted to strengthen into Hurricane Delta in the coming week, becoming the 30th named storm of 2020.

This morning, the National Hurricane Center sent out the following alert:

The system is forecast to approach the northern Gulf Coast late 
this week as a hurricane. While there is large uncertainty in the 
track and intensity forecasts at these time ranges, there is a risk 
of dangerous storm surge, wind, and rainfall hazards along the coast 
from Louisiana to the western Florida Panhandle. Residents in these 
areas should monitor the progress of the system and check for 
updates to the forecast during the week.

If the system does develop into a named storm, it could sweep up the gulf of Mexico and pass directly over the Carolinas.

The Atlantic Coast hurricane season for 2020 runs from June 1st through November 30th.

NWS officials are reminding all residents in Atlantic Coast states to be prepared for this hurricane season.

In case of a power outage, make sure to have the following emergency items stocked in your home;

We will continue to update this article as this storm develops. 

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