Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Americas Log In Log In Today’s Paper Americas | New Potential Tropical Storm Threatens Bahamas Advertisement Supported by A new weather system was expected to bring heavy rain to the area on Friday and Saturday. ByDaniel Victor Sept. 13, 2019 Updated 5:49 p.m. ET A potential tropical storm is brewing in the Atlantic and by late Friday could threaten areas of the Bahamas recently devastated by Hurricane Dorian, forecasters warned. The new storm is not expected to pack nearly the destructive power of Dorian, a Category 5 hurricane that killed at least 50 people and left widespread damage across the islands. But it could pose a challenge to rescuers, who were still searching for about 1,300 missing people as of Thursday. The storm would be named Humberto if it becomes strong enough to be classified as the year’s ninth tropical storm. On Friday afternoon, a tropical storm warning was in effect for the northwestern Bahamas, excluding Andros Island, meaning that tropical storm conditions are expected in the area within 36 hours. A tropical storm watch, which means storm conditions are possible within the next 48 hours, was in effect for the… Read full this story
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