Tropical Storm Chantal is east of the Windward Islands and currently forecast to enter the eastern Caribbean Sea late on Tuesday. By Friday, she’ll be turning north, but is expected to weaken to a tropical depression. What are the chances a July storm will hit our North Carolina Beaches?
This week is National Hurricane Preparedness Week because the Atlantic hurricane season starts on June 1st and runs through November. Here are a few facts about hurricanes and this season in particular to get you in the tropical storm mindset.