Tropical Storm Watch issued for St

Three storms churned in the Atlantic Ocean on Sept. 8 2018.               National Hurricane Center

And the timing couldn't be more apt: Monday is the peak of the Atlantic hurricane season, when storm activity is historically at its highest.

The largest U.S. Marine Corps base on the East Coast, Camp Lejeune and its extensive beachfront northeast of Wilmington, North Carolina, lie within the NHC's forecast "cone" for possible landfall.

Hurricane Florence is now a Category 4 storm moving toward the west near 13 miles per hour.

On top of Irma and Maria, powerful category 4 hurricane Harvey inflicted $125billion worth of damage, mostly from catastrophic flooding in Houston, Texas, between August and September past year.

Hurricane Isaac has seriously weakened recently due to the wind shear in the Atlantic.

Up to nine hurricanes and four "major" depressions with sustained winds of at least 100mph have been predicted by USA government, The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The estimated minimum central pressure is 997 mb (29.44 inches).

Mandatory evacuations ordered for entire SC coastline ahead of Hurricane Florence
If Florence makes landfall as a Category 4 hurricane, it will be the strongest storm on record to come ashore in North Carolina. Florence was moving west-northwest at 13 miles per hour and had maximum sustained winds of 140 miles per hour .


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In the Pacific, Olivia became a tropical storm again, on a path to hit the Hawaiian islands early Wednesday. Coastal evacuations were in effect for Virginia and North Carolina as well.

Forecasters said parts of North Carolina could get 20 inches (50 centimeters) of rain, if not more, with as much as 10 inches (25 centimeters) elsewhere in the state and in Virginia, parts of Maryland and Washington, D.C.

Residents of North Carolina's low-lying barrier islands say they have already felt the impacts of Hurricane Florence.

Florence interrupted her stay on North Carolina's Outer Banks.

Isaac, with winds of 70 miles per hour, is now tracking westward toward the Caribbean.

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At 5 a, m., the center of Tropical Storm Isaac was located near latitude 14.6 North, longitude 48.1 West. A Category 3 hurricane packs winds of between 111 and 129 miles per hour , the hurricane center said.


Isaac was expected to strengthen to a hurricane by Wednesday morning, but will then likely weaken back to a tropical storm by Wednesday night.

Sustained winds on Tuesday afternoon approached 105 miles per hour, making it a very strong Category 2 storm, though it was expected to gradually weaken over cooler waters.

There is great uncertainty regarding Isaac, so we encourage you to check back often for updates. Odds are high that this storm avoids any future landfall.

Isaac could be upgraded to a hurricane tonight, but some weakening of the system is expected to take shape by mid-week. Helene will not threaten the United States. While the daily rain chance continues, we're watching an area of disorganized thunderstorms in the western Caribbean that will move into the Gulf later this week.

Although it wouldn't threaten Florida, interests in coastal Texas and Louisiana are encouraged to watch the progress of this system.

Suddenly, we transported back to the middle of 2017's destructive and hyperactive season with three named storms in the Atlantic and two disturbances threatening to boost the tally.

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