Tropical storm warnings have been issued for parts of Central America. Its trajectory has it on track to make landfall somewhere between Mobile, Alabama, and Tallahassee, Florida, Saturday night or Sunday morning as a weak Category 1 hurricane, with winds of about 75 miles per hour.
"If the National Hurricane Center track and intensity hold true, tropical storm conditions could approach SE LA by Sunday morning", he tweeted.
A forecast cone for a growing tropical depression as of 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017.
The center is expected to approach the Yucatan coast late Friday, and could touch Mexico and eventually reach the USA mainland, forecasters and officials said. It is possible our area will see the effects arriving by Saturday evening.
It will emerge into the northwestern Caribbean Sea on Friday on its current forecast track. - Tropical Depression 16 has formed in the southwestern Caribbean and is expected to move into the Gulf of Mexico. North and SC could begin to feel winds from the storm as early as late Saturday night or early Sunday morning. However, meteorologists warn that anyone in on the U.S. Gulf Coast from Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle should start preparing now. It is expected to become Tropical Storm Nate soon and may even reach hurricane strength.