(5/26/2012) Well, we are now up to our second tropical storm for the year. Subtropical Storm Beryl. Like Alberto, Beryl started up well north of the DR and will stay up there. Beryl is expected to have little affect on the DR Weather.
Tropical Storm Warning for Beryl
There is a tropical storm warning in effect for the northern part of Florida from the Volusia / Brevard county line north to Edisto Beach in South Carolina. There is also a Tropical Storm Watch from Edisto beach in South Carolina north to the South Santee River in South Carolina.
Tropical Storm force winds
As of the time this post was written he maximum sustained winds produced by Beryl have reached 45 mph with these winds reach 115 miles out from the center of the storm. These tropical storm conditions are expected to reach the warning areas of Florida and South Carolina late tonight to Sunday.
The storm surge produced by this storm is expected to cause a the tide to rise flooding areas where the tide usually doesn’t reach on the coast. Large waves may also accompany this rise in the tide.