CORAL GABLES (LALATE) – Tropical Storm Beryl 2012 is putting Florida and North Carolina in its projected path today. A tropical storm advisory about Subtropical Storm Beryl was issued by the National Hurricane Center (NHC) today out of its Miami offices. Officials warn news that Beryl has stalled off the coast of Southeastern United States but is heading for the south Atlantic region today.
Subtropical Storm Beryl is currently roughly three hundred miles east of Jacksonville, Florida, aÂ 2 PM news statement indicated from NHC today. Officials warned that Beryl is packing a punch. Officials warned that Beryl’s maximum sustained winds are currently at 45 mph and that itâ€™s moving in southwesterly directly at roughly 6 mph.
In its news statement Saturday, NHC warned of changes for alerts concerning Beryl. At issue is North Carolina and Florida beaches in Beryl’s projected path.
Officials indicate to news that a tropical storm warning will remain in place for Saturday May 26, 212 for the Volusia / Breward County line to Edisto Beach in South Carolina. A tropical storm watch, in contrast, is in place for communities north of Edisto Beach to South Santee River in South Carolina.
Officials indicate to news that the concern could remain in place until Sunday. “Tropical storm conditions are expected to reach the coast within the warning area for northeastern Florida to South Carolina on Sunday”, the NHC news statement today read. “Topic storm conditions are possible in the watch area along the central South Carolina coast late tonight or on Sunday.”
Coast tides will be impacted by storm surges, NHC tells news. In fact, “normally dry areas near the coast [..could be] flooded by rising waters. The water could reach … depths above ground if the peak surge occurs at the time of high tide.”