Tropical Depression 16 is located off the east coast of Nicaragua in the western Caribbean. This area of low pressure is forecast to move generally northerly and will most likely become Named Tropical Storm Nate - 2017 within 24 hours. Since this storm will be going into favorable conditions for development over the next couple of days, we are posting this unofficial advisory for persons in Florida, Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi to watch the progress of this storm carefully. We are also recommending that persons in these listed states be prepared for a possible Sunday, October 8 landfall as a strong Tropical Storm or even a Category 1 or 2 Hurricane.
Please use the link below to the National Hurricane Center in Miami, for official information on all named tropical origin storms.
“These are not official advisories. These updates and advisories are based upon information from our own computer models, NOAA, Local Weather Data Centers, deep water Buoy Data, and other publicly available sources. FOR THE SAFETY OF YOUR PROPERTY AND PERSON, please refer to your Local, State, and Federal Authority updates for Official Advisories and Orders. For up to the minute advisories and official updates, it is essential that you monitor your local Emergency Government, NOAA and Local Media Broadcasts. Please do not make personal safety decisions based upon information presented here.”
Tropical Storm Research Center, Gulf Shores, Alabama