An Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter Aircraft found that the tropical disturbance had become a tropical storm Thursday.
Hurricane Gert is expected to cause wave increases and threats for rip currents.
A tropical depression in the Atlantic Ocean has formed into Tropical Storm Gert but it’s not expected to make landfall.
The National Hurricane Center says a tropical depression could form over the west Atlantic this weekend.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Franklin later weakened to a tropical storm Thursday morning.
The updated outlook shows a 60 percent chance of 14 to 19 named storms forming before the season is over.
Forecasters say Franklin’s rains could cause flash floods and mudslides in the mountains of central Mexico.
The canal was closed last October after Matthew caused extensive damage.
Mexican authorities spent Monday setting up shelters, clearing storm drains and evacuating low-lying areas on the Caribbean coast Monday.
Tropical Depression Emily is rumbling further out into the Atlantic, a day after slogging across the Florida peninsula.
Don is expected to dissipate within 72 hours.
All of Hampton Roads will now be speaking the same language for evacuation routes, and it’s an easy one for you to learn.
The National Hurricane Center says a new tropical depression has formed in the Atlantic Ocean.
Officials say they will continue seeking funds for all eligible properties in the community.
The facility in Manteo will be used as a headquarters during emergency situations or other large gatherings in the Outer Banks.