CORAL GABLES (LALATE) – Tropical Storm Beryl’s updated projected path by the National Hurricane Center today promises flooding, strong winds, and high tides across sections of Florida, South Carolina, and Georgia. Tropical Storm Beryl is putting Florida on alert through Tuesday as rainfall totals have been adjusted upward by news. NHC officials are warning news of potential massive flooding in some areas.
Tropical Storm Beryl could delivered rain accumulations of four to eight inches, NHC tells news today. In fact, officials are warning residents of sporadic areas that could get upwards of twelve inches of rain in the next twenty-four hours. The area of concern still remains northern Florida though southeastern North Carolina.
In a news statement issued out of Miami at 8 am EST today, the NHC warns of “dangerous surf conditions including rip current are expect to continue along the coast from northeastern Florida to North Carolina.” Officials advise news that “surge related flooding can vary greatly” over the next twenty-four hours.
Officials this morning indicated that the center of Tropical Storm Beryl was picked up as moving westerly at 8 mph. They warned news that Beryl will move to northern Florida today and southeast Georgia Monday night into Tuesday morning.
Tropical Storm Beryl is currently delivering winds of roughly one hundred forty miles out from its center. And while Beryl is weakening, heavy rains will continue. The storm is currently eighty miles east of Jacksonville and fifty-five miles east of Valdosta, Georgia.