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Canada Tropical storm tracks towards Atlantic Canada

14:52  10 july  2018
14:52  10 july  2018 Source:   msn.com

Hurricane to hit Canada? Tropical Storm Chris likely to intensify as it heads north

  Hurricane to hit Canada? Tropical Storm Chris likely to intensify as it heads north Tropical Storm Chris, sitting virtually still a couple hundred miles off the Carolinas, is expected to become a hurricane on Tuesday and resume its journey toward the northeast, according to the National Hurricane Center .It was no threat to the United States, but Canadian weather officials were monitoring Chris closely as its probable path takes it toward the vicinity of the Atlantic Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland.Canada's official government weather agency, Environment Canada, began issuing tropical cyclone statements on Sunday.

Environment Canada is warning that tropical storm Arthur could affect Atlantic Canada this will be moving east from the Great Lakes, guiding the storm towards Atlantic Canada . "The nature of the trough approaching from the Great Lakes will make all the difference in Arthur's intensity, track and.

Tropical Storm Helene is located at 24.8 N, -37.3 W with maximum sustained winds of 70 mph, gusting to 85 mph more >. Hurricane Florence is a strong Category 2 hurricane as it tracks towards the Southeast United States.

Tropical Storm Chris is shown off the eastern coast of North and South Carolina, U.S., in this satellite image July 9, 2018. © NOAA Tropical Storm Chris is shown off the eastern coast of North and South Carolina, U.S., in this satellite image July 9, 2018. HALIFAX - Environment Canada says Tropical Storm Chris is expected to make landfall in Newfoundland later this week as a post-tropical storm.

The national weather forecaster says the storm is currently off the coast of Carolina and is expected to begin moving northeast later today.

The storm is expected to track south of Nova Scotia at hurricane strength on Thursday, and is then expected to make landfall in southeastern Newfoundland on Friday as a post-tropical storm.

But it's too early to tell if wind or rainfall warnings will be required for Newfoundland.

Environment Canada says given the storm's existing track, the strongest winds are expected to be over Newfoundland's Avalon Peninsula.

Southern coastlines of that region can also expect storm surges.

Weather alerts issued as another tropical storm heads towards Newfoundland .
With sub-tropical storm Beryl set to move over the Avalon Peninsula from Monday to Tuesday morning, you might want to keep those rain jackets handy. Heavy showers are possible on the northern Avalon Peninsula and the Burin Peninsula, and in St. John's and area, until Tuesday morning thanks to Beryl's warm tropical air, according to a special weather statement issued by Environment Canada early Monday morning.

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