Fred set to strengthen this weekend
The southeastern U.S. will need to watch Fred’s projected path closely
RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - The 6th named storm of the 2021 Hurricane season formed Tuesday evening just south of Puerto Rico.
Fred weakened to a Tropical Depression early Wednesday evening and has remained a Tropical Depression Thursday with sustained winds at 35mph.
Fred should regain strength back to a Tropical Storm by the end of the week and the start of the weekend as it heads towards Florida.
Tropical Storm Watches have been posted Thursday evening for the impending storm for the Florida Keys and southwest Florida.
Fred could potentially make landfall anywhere along the Florida panhandle by the end of the weekend. Still a lot to watch!
We will keep an eye on this through the week and keep you updated!
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