There have been some gorgeous afternoons in the Philadelphia area over the last few days, but are you prepared for some rain?
East County Gazette’s Next Weather Team has been monitoring tropical developments as the news division has been preoccupied with election polls.
Headed Toward Florida
Though late in the season, Tropical Storm Soon-to-be Hurricane Nicole is headed toward Florida and will pass across the Delaware Valley.
In the middle of the day on a Wednesday, Nicole is strengthening off Florida’s east coast.
The storm is forecast to make landfall on Thursday morning with winds of at least 75 miles per hour, making it a category 1 hurricane.
Direct Impact of Projectile
Somewhere between Daytona Beach and Cape Canaveral was where the projectile was most likely to make a direct impact.
The Sunshine State has reason to be concerned about the possibility of coastal flooding as a result of the high winds and heavy rain.
Fortunately, its pace will increase Thursday evening, pushing it north, but that still means it will travel near our area.