Hurricane Chris forms; not expected to make US landfall

Hurricane Chris forms; not expected to make US landfall

The storm, once the second hurricane of 2018 in the Atlantic, weakened to a tropical storm on Thursday morning with 70 miles per hour winds.

Surf: swells generated by Hurricane Chris are expected to increase and affect portions of the coasts of North Carolina and the mid-Atlantic states during the next few days.

Chris is expected to be a post-tropical storm by the time it arrives Thursday, slowly weakening as it moves toward the Avalon Peninsula.

Met Office spokeswoman Nicola Maxey said that tropical storm Chris "will influence the weather but we can not tell what that influence will be at the moment because it is still developing".

In the last 75 years, Newfoundland has had 5 tropical storms and 3 hurricanes make landfall.

Officials are warning of an increased risk of rip currents at the Jersey Shore and the DE beaches as Hurricane Chris churns out in the Atlantic.

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On Thursday, a weak front will slowly back down the Carolina Coast and generate the Cape Fear Region's highest chance of showers and storms so far this week.

Bookmakers Ladbrokes has been taking bets on wet weather records being broken as Storm Chris bears own on the UK.

With a storm of this type, the heaviest rains are usually felt on the western side of the system, while the strongest wind and wave activity is felt on the eastern side.

Chris will move very slowly toward the northeast today, but will soon pick up speed Wednesday and Thursday and track away from the area.

He said they typically have about 150 people at the combined facilities, with about 90 personnel remaining offshore after the removals. Maximum sustained winds settled near 100 miles per hour, and the storm was not expected to gain strength the rest of today.

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