Fred strengthened on the way to the Gulf, Grace continued to approach the Caribbean..
The National Hurricane Center upgraded Fred after returning to the tropical cyclones of the Gulf of Mexico. The storm is expected to hit southern Florida, Big Bend, and Panhandle. In the northern part of the Gulf Coast, a tropical cyclone warning was issued on Sunday.
According to Sunday night’s recommendations, Fred’s new iterations resulted in maximum sustained winds of 45 mph and were slowly moving northwest at 10 mph.
Some of the pan handles are also being warned of storm surges for the next 36 hours, as rising water is projected to move inland from the coast.
Fred should head north for the next 48 hours and land in western Florida on Monday afternoon or evening.
Florida Keys and Southern Florida need to withstand 3-5 inches of rain, Florida’s Big Bend and Panhandle should expect 4-8 inches, and can rain more than a foot in isolated areas there is.
In parts of Alabama, Georgia, and western Carolina, it will rain 3 to 6 inches.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has declared a state of emergency in the Panhandle area. Alabama Governor Kay Ivy said in a statement Saturday that her administration was monitoring the weather and was “ready to act from the state level as needed.” NBC Miami reported..
Fred previously crossed Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Cuba, where it was shredded before being reorganized.
Meanwhile, the National Hurricane Center said on Sunday that Grace was causing heavy rains in Puerto Rico and warned of flash floods in parts of the Virgin Islands and the Dominican Republic.
rear There was an earthquake on Saturday Haiti, with more than 1,200 people, must also be prepared for the potential effects of Grace, which could lead to heavy rains and strong winds this week. Tropical cyclone conditions are expected to arrive in a country devastated by the earthquake on Monday.