Fred moves inland. Grace moves west.
Currently there are no tropical threats to Mississippi, but we will watch closely in case of changes.
SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - The tropics are very active this week. There are three systems we’re watching: Tropical Storm Fred, Tropical Depression Grace, and Tropical Storm Henri.
Tropical Storm Fred
Tropical Storm Fred made landfall along the Florida Panhandle this afternoon near Cape San Blas. Tropical Storm Warnings are in place for much of the Florida Panhandle and Big Bend. However, Fred will continue to weaken as it moves north. It will become a depression by Tuesday. No impacts are expected in South Mississippi.
Tropical Depression Grace
Tropical Depression Grace is currently in the Caribbean, near Hispaniola. A strong area of high pressure over the Gulf should steer Grace into the Southern Gulf by the end of the week. It could strengthen into a hurricane once it is in the Southern Gulf. Currently, Grace is not expected to bring impacts to Mississippi, but the forecast can change. Stay tuned for updates.
Tropical Storm Henri
Tropical Storm Henri formed Monday afternoon in the Atlantic, near Bermuda. It is expected to stay in the Atlantic, and it is currently not a threat to the U.S. or the Gulf.
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