Midlands is preparing to be affected by tropical cyclones for the first time in weeks.
At the end of June Tropical Cyclone Danny Hits South CarolinaAnd now, the tropical cyclone Elsa, formerly classified as a hurricane, is projected to move up South Carolina to Palmetto.
Like Danny, current forecasts predict that Elsa will not unleash the stormy weather in the Colombian region.
As of Sunday, National Weather Service forecaster Hunter Coleman said there was no warning or surveillance of Midland, where tropical cyclone effects are not expected to be as severe as in the low country and South Carolina coasts. Told. Status.
“There is a lot of uncertainty about what this storm will look like,” Coleman said. “It has to go through Cuba, which can weaken. It’s unclear what will happen until it goes through Cuba.”
According to the National Hurricane Center, as of Sunday afternoon, tropical cyclones had a maximum wind speed of 60 mph and strong gusts. It was about 40 mph southeast of Cuba, but was moving northwest at 14 mph. According to the National Hurricane Center, strong tropical cyclone winds extend up to 115 miles outside the center.
Regardless of strength, Elsa will pass through South Carolina on Wednesday, Coleman said. I could feel the effects of the storm on Tuesday, Elsa does not plan to arrive in Palmetto until Wednesday night, According to the National Weather Service.
Heavy rains and refreshing conditions are projected to have the greatest impact on the Colombian region, according to Coleman.
According to the National Weather Service, midlands can wind at 20 to 25 miles per hour. Therefore, Coleman recommended fixing loose objects outside the house.
1 to 1.5 inches There is a 50% chance that it will rain in Colombia According to the forecast, the amount of precipitation on Wednesday. More rainfall can occur in certain areas affected by storms.
“We see an increase in tropical humidity and rainfall,” Coleman said. “Sunday and Monday have good weather, but on Tuesday the situation begins to be unstable.”
According to Coleman, there is now a 20% chance of a tropical cyclone when Elsa reaches Midland.
According to Coleman, Elsa has been tracking further east for the past day. According to the National Meteorological Service, continuing to shift eastward toward the Atlantic Ocean will minimize the effects of the severe weather caused by the Midland storm.
However, according to the National Meteorological Service, Elsa’s movement on the western railroad tracks not only increases the threat of heavy rain and wind, but can also lead to tornadoes.
“The trend is gradually shifting to the right towards the coast, but we are still a few days away,” Coleman said. “Our impact is probably minimal, with more rain and stronger winds than usual. We don’t anticipate a storm.”
By Thursday, Elsa is expected to move rapidly from the Colombian region, Coleman said.
However, as Elsa approaches on Tuesday, forecasts predict that temperatures will approach a maximum of 94 degrees Celsius before falling to a minimum of 70 degrees Celsius overnight. Temperatures are projected to be in the 80’s and 90’s throughout the rest of the week, and more rain and thunderstorms can occur in the Colombian region.
However, this is subject to change, for better or for worse.
“Please look forward to the forecast,” Coleman said.