No coastal watches or warnings are in effect, but forecasters say swells along the coasts of North Carolina and the mid-Atlantic states could produce unsafe surf and rip current conditions.
The National Weather Service (NWS) maintained a hazardous weather outlook for Puerto Rico, the USA territory still recovering from the devastation wrought past year by Hurricane Maria, warning of thunderstorms and wind gusts of up to 50 miles per hour.
HUMACAO, Puerto Rico - Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands were hit by power outages and widespread flooding Monday as remnants of the Atlantic season's first hurricane provided an initial test of how far they have recovered from last year's devastating storms.
San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz shared images of flooding in the USA commonwealth's capital city and Rivera said the island had begun to experience mudslides.
Tropical Storm Chris is shown off the eastern coast of North and SC, U.S., in this satellite image July 9, 2018 at 16:12 UTC. The area is also expected to experience gusty winds. Hurricane Chris is now on a track toward the northeast, that will take it close to Atlantic Canada later this week.
According to the United States National Hurricane Centre, Chris could become a hurricane by tomorrow.
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"Currently, we are forecasting a moderate risk for rip currents for Horry and Georgetown counties", Pfaff said.
Tropical storm force winds extended outward up to 70 miles from the center of the storm on Monday.Tropical storms can have winds reaching 73 mph. Deeper into the Caribbean, a state of emergency was declared in Puerto Rico, where Maria caused more than an estimated $100 billion in damage.
As the storm is positioned over very warm ocean waters, it is forecast to steadily strengthen over the next 72 hours and become a hurricane between Tuesday and Wednesday.
The Barbados Meteorological Services reports that at 11:00 am today, Tropical Storm Beryl was 14.4N, 57.9W which is about 130 miles or 210 km to the northeast of the island.
The NHC stopped writing advisories on Beryl, but it issued an 8 a.m. forecast giving the remnants of the short-lived hurricane a 40 percent chance of reforming over the next five days as it moves west-northwestward.