CORAL GABLES (LALATE) – Sub-Tropical Storm Beryl is putting Georgia residents on alert this weekend. Beryl initially prompted the National Hurricane Center to warn residents in South Florida and South Carolina. But in a new advisory issued to news this morning, the NHC is warning that Beryl will move Sunday toward southeast Georgia and could reach the state by Monday evening.
NHC is warning residents that Beryl’s projected path has changed since Saturdayâ€™s news advisory. Now the center of Sub-Tropical Storm Beryl moving westerly at 10 mph, official said in a news briefing at 11 am EST today. The same path is expected to continue until Beryl reaches land, officials added. But once reaching land, Beryl could make a dramatic change.
NHC in its Sunday news statement is warning Georgia residents that they could be in Beryl’s path for tomorrow or Monday evening. “After landfall, Beryl is expected to move slowly west-northwestward and then turn northward over portions of northeast Florida and southeast Georgia on Monday, and Monday night.”
Officials are warning that winds are stretching ninety miles out from the center of the storm. As of Sunday, the storm remains roughly one hundred twenty-five miles east of Jacksonville and one hundred thirty-five miles east of Brunswick, Georgia.
Moreover, new reconnaissance aircraft data from the NHC is now revealing to news that Beryl is increasing, not decreasing, in stretch as it reaches land. Officials are warning news of significant rainfall expected by 4 pm this afternoon with possible flash flooding in places.