Its looking to be a rainy Memorial Day weekend for coastal towns and beaches in Florida all the way up to South Carolina due to a storm by the name of Beryl. Beryl was originally considered to be a “subtropical storm,” but the systems are now saying its growing and conditions are getting worse. This all started when a cluster of thunderstorms stalled off the southeastern U.S. coast on Saturday.Subtropical Storm Beryl is now expected to make it a sloppy and rainy Memorial Day weekend.
According to the National Hurricane Center in Miami, tropical storm warnings have already been announced for the entire Georgia coastline as well as parts of both Florida and South Carolina.Tropical storm conditions means that there will be a maximum consistant wind of about 45 mph. Beryl is estimated to reach the coast as early as Saturday night. Furthermore, three to six inches of rain are predicted in the forecast for the area as well as some coastal flooding and high tides.
As of 8 p.m. EST Saturday, Beryl was still centered about 220 miles away from Charleston, South Carolina. However, it had become stronger with winds of 50 mph and was moving about 6 mph. The center of Beryl is expected to be near the coast by late Sunday.Forecasters have also announced, dangerous surf conditions from northeast Florida to North Carolina over the holiday weekend.Unfortunately, the southeastern coast is popular this time of year with a mass amount of tourists visiting the beaches and wilderness areas. it seems that, due to the storm, plenty of Memorial Day plans will have to be rescheduled this year.Moreover, Georgia hasn’t taken a direct hit from a major hurricane in roughly 114 years. The last time a tropical storm made landfall in Georgia was in August of 1988.
Rate, Review and Share Your thoughts on this article in the comment section below.