Environment Canada issues statement for the Maritimes about Tropical Storm Chris

Environment Canada issues statement for the Maritimes about Tropical Storm Chris

While Chris is expected to become a hurricane, it will stay offshore and head to sea, according to the storm center. Its maximum sustained wind speeds were at 45 miles per hour.

As of 5 p.m. Sunday, Chris remained stationary and was not expected to move in the next few days.

The storm was centered about 160 miles south of Cape Hatteras with maximum sustained winds near 45 miles per hour as of 11 a.m. Sunday.

The storm was sitting almost still off the SC coast on Sunday, about 160 miles south of Cape Hatteras.

High surf and risky rip currents are expected along parts of the Carolina and mid-Atlantic coasts through early week. The hurricane center said the storm was expected to generate swells that would increase in intensity along the North Carolina and mid-Atlantic coasts.

Beryl is expected to remain on its current path, crossing the Lesser Antilles on Sunday and the island chain Sunday night, and proceeding near or south of the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Monday. according to the NHC.

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Tropical storm watches were in effect for Barbados, St. Lucia and Dominica.

It is said Beryl will "degenerate into a trough of low pressure" as it moves into the eastern caribbean sea by Monday.

The tropical storm, now building near the Carolinas, is expected to strengthen into a hurricane Monday and will most likely remain offshore for two to three days, forecasters said.

Any of these passing showers or storms will be capable of producing periods of heavy downpours, rumbles of thunder and lightning and gusty winds up to 30-40 miles per hour.

The forecast predicts two to three inches of rain through Tuesday for Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Leeward Islands.

Puerto Rico, which was devastated by Hurricane Maria in September, remains under a state of emergency.

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