Hurricane Helene heading towards the United Kingdom, bringing chances of gale force winds

Hurricane Helene heading towards the United Kingdom, bringing chances of gale force winds

Hurricane Helene heading towards the United Kingdom, bringing chances of gale force winds

Former Tropical Storm Isaac dissipated overnight Saturday, the National Hurricane Center said.

The storm now appears to be on track to enter the Gulf of Mexico as a tropical wave early next week, meaning South Florida will hardly notice a thing. Forecasters said some reduction in forward speed was expected over the next few days, followed by a possible turn to the west-northwest late Sunday.

Meanwhile in the Pacific, Tropical Storm Olivia was close to Hawaii, where tropical storm warnings and watches are in effect, according to the Pacific Hurricane Center.

Some deterioration in sea conditions are expected tonight and will continue into tomorrow with swells expected to peak near 3.5 metres in open water.

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In Virginia, 245,000 coastal residents were ordered to evacuate, including from the Eastern Shore. "He lives in North Carolina". FEMA Administrator Brock Long urged people to prepare for a "very devastating storm", with possibly weeks-long power outages.

More than 2 feet of rain already had fallen in places, and the drenching went on and on as Florence, a hurricane-turned-tropical storm, practically parked itself over the two states.

The public is encouraged to continue monitoring the Met Office via its social media accounts and website at for updates.

No other tropical systems or areas of possible activity are now being monitored.

"Florence is moving toward the west near 13 miles per hour". Long term projections bring some of the remnants through by the middle of next week - meaning possible heavy rain like we saw with Gordon on Monday night.

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The U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) provided the latest update on Hurricane Florence at 8 a.m. on September 12.

The National Hurricane Center states that these storm surges are highly likely along portions of the coastlines of North Carolina and SC. It continues to move westward at 17 miles per hour.

Florence, a potentially life-threatening Category 4 hurricane, is on track to make landfall in North Carolina or SC on Thursday (Sept. 13).

Meteorologists are also keeping an eye on yet another tropical disturbance that's spinning in the western Gulf of Mexico. Expect winds to increase on Saturday to 15-30mph across the entire CSRA, with the 30mph more likely in the northern/eastern areas.

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Boarding up his home in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Chris Pennington watched the forecasts and tried to decide when to leave. Already hundreds of people have been evacuated from the area, while others are warned to take cover and prepare for the worst.

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