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Hurricane Larry path tracker LIVE – Category 3 storm off coast as flash floods & tornado warnings hit East Coast

HURRICANE Larry threatens the East Coast with dangerous oceanic conditions before making landfall in Canada.

Meanwhile, tornado and flash flood warnings could be hitting the Northeasttoday due to separate storm, all while coastal communities are still reeling from Hurricane Ida.

The National Weather Service warned of a wide range of extreme weather, in a tweet that included warnings for "damaging winds, hail & a few tornadoes," along with flash flooding exacerbated by "very wet soil from recent heavy rains from Henri and Ida."

Ferocious wind speeds of 125mph are set to cause "a danger to life".

Hurricane Larry, churned on Monday about 715 miles (1,150 km) off the Northern Leeward Islands.

Predicted to remain out to sea in the Atlantic Ocean, Larry was expected to cause "significant swells" along the East Coast from midweek until the weekend.

"These swells will likely cause life-threatening surf and rip-conditions so beach-goers are urged to follow the guidance of lifeguards and local officials," said National Weather Service meteorologist Lara Pagano.

Read our Hurricane Larry live below for the latest updates…

  • Julia Fields

    BEACH HAZARD

    Myrtle Beach, South Carolina has issued a beach hazard statement due to rip tides caused by Hurricane Larry.

  • Julia Fields

    UPDATED TRACK

    The updated projected path of Hurricane Larry misses the US entirely.

  • Julia Fields

    LANDFALL IN NEWFOUNDLAND

    Hurricane Larry is expected to make landfall in Newfoundland on Friday.

  • Julia Fields

    EXPECTED TO STAY OUT TO SEA

    Currently, Hurricane Larry is not supposed to make landfall in the US, but will cause dangerous waters on the coast.

  • Julia Fields

    SWELLS REACHING EAST COAST TODAY

    The National Hurricane Center warns that huge swells could reach the East Coast today.

  • Julia Fields

    HITTING BERMUDA

    A tropical storm warning is currently in effect in Bermuda as the country prepare for Larry to hit.

  • Julia Fields

    LONGEST-LIVED ATLANTIC MAJOR HURRICANE

    Hurricane Larry is currently the longest-lived Atlantic major hurricane since Dorian in 2019.

  • Danielle Cinone

    LARRY IS THE FIFTH HURRICANE IN ONE WEEK

    Larry became the fifth hurricane – and third major hurricane – last week in an already-rough Atlantic hurricane season.

  • Danielle Cinone

    WHAT IS HURRICANE LARRY’S PROJECTED PATH?

    Larry is a Category 3 hurricane with the potential to turn into a Category 4 storm, according to Accuweather meteorologists.

    The storm is expected to be in the Atlantic Ocean for several more days before eventually making its way to Bermuda around the middle of the week, moving closer to North America, Accuweather said.

    “At this point, it is most likely that Larry will miss the United States and stay a few hundred miles away from the Northeast coast,” the center stated.

  • Danielle Cinone

    WHEN IS HURRICANE SEASON?

    Hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30.

    So far, the US has had five hurricanes in 2021.

    The storms are: Danny, Elsa, Fred, Henri and Ida.

    According to hurricane researcher Phil Klotzbach, the US is running ahead in the number of named storms making landfall this year as the average is usually two at this time.

    Klotzbach said: “We’re running well ahead of schedule, especially for named storms.”

  • Danielle Cinone

    LARRY GENERATING LARGE SWELLS

    "Large swells generated by Larry will continue to affect the Lesser Antilles, portions of the Greater Antilles, and the Bahamas through midweek," the National Hurrican Center said in a Tuesday night update.

     

  • Danielle Cinone

    WHAT ARE RIP CURRENTS?

    Rip currents are powerful currents of water moving away from shore, the National Hurricane Center explains.

    “They can sweep even the strongest swimmer away from shore. If at all possible, swim near a lifeguard,” the center warns.

  • Danielle Cinone

    TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK

    The National Hurricane Center warned on Tuesday about a 30 percent change for "limited tropical or subtropical cyclone development within the next 2 days and 40 percent within the next 5 days."

    The warning comes as a disturbance "moves northeast across the central and northeastern Gulf of Mexico, and then the western Atlantic," the center explained.

  • Danielle Cinone

    INCREASED RISK OF RIP CURRENTS

    The National Hurricane Center warned of an increased risk of rip currents along the US East Coast this week.

    The risk of rip currents has will increase "due to large swells from Hurricane Larry."

     

  • Danielle Cinone

    WHAT TO DO IF YOU’RE CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT?

    The National Hurricane Center suggests the following:

    • Relax, rip currents don’t pull you under
    • Don’t swim against the current
    • Swim out of the current, then to shore
    • If you can’t escape, float or tread water
    • If you need help, yell or wave for assistance
    • Danielle Cinone

      WHAT ARE RIP CURRENTS?

      Rip currents are powerful currents of water moving away from shore, the National Hurricane Center explains.

      “They can sweep even the strongest swimmer away from shore. If at all possible, swim near a lifeguard,” the center warns.

    • Danielle Cinone

      'DISTURBANCE OVER THE SOUTH-CENTRAL GULF OF MEXICO'

      NHC warned the disturbance has "a medium chance of becoming a tropical or subtropical depression as it nears the northern Gulf coast Wednesday night or Thursday."

       

    • Danielle Cinone

      WHAT IS HURRICANE LARRY’S PROJECTED PATH?

      Larry is a Category 3 hurricane with the potential to turn into a Category 4 storm, according to Accuweather meteorologists.

      The storm is expected to be in the Atlantic Ocean for several more days before eventually making its way to Bermuda around the middle of the week, moving closer to North America, Accuweather said.

      “At this point, it is most likely that Larry will miss the United States and stay a few hundred miles away from the Northeast coast,” the center stated.

    • Danielle Cinone

      WHEN IS HURRICANE SEASON?

      Hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30.

      So far, the US has had five hurricanes in 2021.

      The storms are: Danny, Elsa, Fred, Henri and Ida.

      According to hurricane researcher Phil Klotzbach, the US is running ahead in the number of named storms making landfall this year as the average is usually two at this time.

      Klotzbach said: “We’re running well ahead of schedule, especially for named storms.”

    • Danielle Cinone

      LARRY IS THE FIFTH HURRICANE IN ONE WEEK

      Larry became the fifth hurricane – and third major hurricane – last week in an already-rough Atlantic hurricane season.

    • Danielle Cinone

      SATURATED SOILS LEAVE AREAS SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLASH FLOODING

      "Given the saturated soils from Ida, locations in eastern PA, northern NJ, southern NY, western MA/CT, and southern VT are most susceptible to flash flooding," the NWS Weather Prediction Center said.

       

    • Danielle Cinone

      EAST COAST ALREADY CRIPPLED BY IDA

      As Biden was walking through communities in Louisiana punished by the storm, the New York area was still soaked from the downpour Ida delivered. 

      New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy on Friday confirmed there are six people who remain missing.  

      “Were still not out of the woods,” he told the Today Show, fearing the death toll would likely climb higher. 

    • Danielle Cinone

      HEAVY RAINFALL

      “Heavy rainfall will be possible across portions of the Florida panhandle and southern Georgia on Wednesday and Thursday, with localized flooding possible,” the National Hurricane Center said on Tuesday evening.

      “For more information see your local @NWS office and @NWSWPC.”

    • Danielle Cinone

      LARRY GENERATING LARGE SWELLS

      "Large swells generated by Larry will continue to affect the Lesser Antilles, portions of the Greater Antilles, and the Bahamas through midweek," the National Hurrican Center said in a Tuesday night update.

    • Danielle Cinone

      SATURATED SOILS LEAVE AREAS SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLASH FLOODING

      "Given the saturated soils from Ida, locations in eastern PA, northern NJ, southern NY, western MA/CT, and southern VT are most susceptible to flash flooding," the NWS Weather Prediction Center said.

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