Another tropical system could hammer the Bahamas and impact the East Coast in the coming days.
As of 5 p.m. Thursday, Potential Tropical Cyclone 9 was 235 miles southeast of Great Abaco Island moving northwest at 8 mph. It currently has maximum sustained winds of 30 mph, which are predicted to increase.
The government of the Bahamas has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for the following islands in the northwestern Bahamas: the Abacos, Berry Islands, Bimini, Eleuthera, Grand Bahama Island, and New Providence.
The system has a 70 percent chance of forming into a tropical depression or tropical storm in the next 48 hours.
This may be a big rainmaker for the coasts of the Carolinas as well, according to the FOX8 MAX Weather Center.
Potential TC #9 and Tropical Storm Warnings for portions of the Bahamas, including Grand Bahama and Abacos islands.
This may be a big rainmaker for the coasts of the Carolinas as well. Stay tuned… pic.twitter.com/WWAwQ8lyD7
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