Tropical Storm Chris expected to become a hurricane, Beryl weakening

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - The WLOX First Alert Weather Team is tracking two tropical systems in the Atlantic.

Tropical Storm Beryl

Beryl is expected to brush the Lesser Antilles later tonight with gusty winds and rain, then weaken to a tropical depression by Monday near Puerto Rico.

Tropical Storm Chris

Tropical Depression Three has strengthened to Tropical Storm Chris off the coast of North Carolina Sunday morning. Chris is expected to become a hurricane early this coming week as it travels along the East Coast, but stays offshore.

Neither Beryl, nor Chris are forecast to impact South Mississippi.

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