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Right Behind Fiona, Another Tropical Storm?

Tis the season for hurricanes and tropical storms.

It has been a relatively quiet hurricane season — up until September. Tropical Storm Fiona showed what a slow moving tropical storm can do as it dumps rain and wind on a region — Puerto Rico exemplifies this.

Now brewing “south of the border” is another tropical depression described below. Will it or won’t it enter into the Gulf of Mexico? I guess the good news is we won’t have to wait long to find out. See the news below.

AccuWeather Global Weather Center - September 21, 2022 -  AccuWeather forecasters are looking ahead to the next tropical threat behind Hurricane Fiona, which pummeled the Turks and Caicos Tuesday morning as a Category 3 storm and poses a threat to Bermuda and parts of eastern Canada later this week, and are cautioning about new development in the Atlantic basin that could be a danger to the mainland United States late in the month.

“This is the most significant threat for the U.S. mainland we’ve had this hurricane season,” AccuWeather Chief Meteorologist Jonathan Porter said.

“If the main brunt of the tropical rainstorm is able to avoid drifting over South America, it can evolve into a full-fledged tropical storm anytime through Friday while over the eastern Caribbean,” AccuWeather Lead Long-Range Meteorologist Paul Pastelok said. Even though initial organization and strengthening may be a bit slow with the system, it could begin to rapidly intensify as it reaches the central and western Caribbean from this weekend to early next week, Pastelok explained.
Eric Holdeman is a contributing writer for Emergency Management magazine and is the former director of the King County, Wash., Office of Emergency Management.