Potential Tropical Storm Could Impact North Georgia

Tropical wave could affect western Caribbean

Tropical wave could affect western Caribbean

Harrison County Emergency Manager Rupert Lacy warned Friday afternoon that tides are expected to be above-normal ahead of any possible tropical depression because of persistent onshore winds of 15-20 miles per hour. Weather Underground said some models show the storm could strengthen to a hurricane before landfall.

Long range forecast data is a bit split on two different scenarios (or outcomes) for this disturbance, ranging from just an area of tropical moisture and heavy rain to potentially a tropical storm.

The most likely path for this system takes it between New Orleans and Tallahassee.

Tropical Storm Leslie is still sitting in the Atlantic Ocean, and its latest predicted track is forecast to stay away from the U.S. A motion toward the north is expected during the next couple of days.

According to Weather Underground's Cat 6 blog, a similar system became Tropical Depression 16 at this time previous year and would later become Hurricane Nate, which made landfall in Louisiana as a Category 1 storm on October 7. The low, called Invest 91-L for now, has a good chance of developing into our next named tropical system.

"Environmental conditions could become less hostile this weekend and early next week, allowing for some slow development in this region as the system drifts northwestward", The Hurricane Center stated in the advisory.

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