A trio of tropical systems is swirling within the Atlantic basin on Tuesday, with two of them forecast to influence land whereas a 3rd is predicted to develop into a serious hurricane out within the open ocean.
The Nationwide Hurricane Middle in Miami mentioned Tuesday morning there are presently three named tropical storms — Jerry, Karen, and Lorenzo — with Karen forecast to have the rapid impacts to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
“Watching Karen very intently as a result of Karen’s going to carry the potential for very heavy rain and gusty winds over Puerto Rico over the following couple of days after which we will have to look at the observe of this storm,” Fox Information Senior Meteorologist Janice Dean mentioned Tuesday on “Fox & Friends.” “It’s going to stall out within the Atlantic, and possibly, possibly we is perhaps coping with this throughout the East Coast.”
As of 11 a.m. ET, Karen is situated about 65 miles south of San Juan, Puerto Rico, transferring north at 7 mph with most sustained winds of 40 mph.
Tropical storm warnings have been posted for the U.S. and the British Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. The storm is forecast to cross over the islands by later Tuesday earlier than transferring over the western Atlantic by Wednesday.
Between two and 4 inches of rain…