Tropics Are Heating Up

Tropics Are Heating Up

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) -

September has been a very active month for tropical systems. In fact, as of today there are currently three systems that the National Hurricane Center is watching. Along with those 3 systems, there are 2 other areas in the Atlantic that are being watched for possible development.

Hurricane Humberto as of 2PM has winds of 120 MPH and is a CAT 3 Major Hurricane.

Tropical Systems in the Atlantic
Tropical Systems in the Atlantic (Source: WIS)

Tropical Storm Jerry has winds of 50 MPH and is forecast to become a hurricane with winds of 75 MPH by late Thursday.

Imelda is bringing heavy rain to areas in Eastern Texas. This is not a wind maker for that area.

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