Tropical Storm Chris continues to spin not far off the North Carolina coast and is now centered roughly 200 miles to the south-southeast of Cape Hatteras. The National Hurricane Center also advised interests along the coast of North Carolina and in Atlantic Canada should monitor the progress of Hurricane Chris.
Hurricane Maria dealt a vicious blow when it hit Puerto Rico on September 20 with winds close to 150 miles per hour (240 kph), knocking out the island's already teetering electric grid and water supply.More news: Kylie Jenner has had her lip fillers removed
Along the North Carolina coast, rip currents and heavy surf continue to be the main threats from this storm. Still, the storm is expected to be upgraded to a hurricane later Tuesday as it moves into warmer waters.
IMPACTS FROM CHRISWhile Chris won't bring us any direct impacts, swells generated by the storm will affect coastal portions of the Carolinas and the mid-Atlantic states for a few more days.More news: Indiana Jones 5 Gets New 2021 Release Date
North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper warned beachgoers on Monday to beware of unsafe rip currents after an unidentified man in his mid-60s drowned in rough surf just north of Nags Head when he was caught in a rough surf current caused by the storm. Please consult products from your local weather office. Tropical storm watches were in effect for Dominica and Guadeloupe.More news: Green Day's 'American Idiot' climbs United Kingdom charts ahead of Trump visit
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