Potential Tropical Development May Impact Carolinas

National Hurricane Center's 5-day outlook for Tropical Development in the Western Atlantic

Tropical Impact to the Carolinas Possible

The National Hurricane Center has identified a potential tropical impact to the Carolina. As of July 4th, there is an area of topical development in the Gulf of Mexico that has been identified as a location of interest. This storm system is currently an unorganized complex of storms being driven by a eastward moving trough across the east-central US. The National Hurricane Center has given this system a 20% chance of development. While this system may or may not develop into either “Edouard” or “Fay” (depending on a different system), there are likely going to be impacts to the Carolinas.

National Hurricane Center's 5-day outlook for Tropical Development in the Western Atlantic
Only a 10% chance of development, but even without full fledged development, this system will likely bring a pattern change to the Carolinas.

Be sure to keep your eye on Carolina Weather Authority while we track this system and its potential impacts to the Carolinas.

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Author: Michael Griffith

I have had a passion for the weather since a very young age and am a degreed meteorologist. I have a Bachelor of Science from Penn State University and a Master's from Plymouth State University. If you ever see me out and about in the Charlotte, NC area, be sure to say hi!