Tropical storm Arthur approaching North Carolina

Tropical storm Arthur, the first named storm in the Atlantic in 2020, will bring strong surf, heavy rains and gusty winds to the coast of North Carolina.

It is expected that the storm, which is moving to the North-East at a speed of 12 miles per hour will crash into the shore. It is predicted that Arthur will turn to pick up speed, moving in the direction of North Carolina, round the coast on Monday, and then Tuesday will return to the East into the ocean.

The official start of hurricane season starts in two weeks, but North Carolina is already preparing the residents that they watched Arthur, as the storm intensifies.

«All our coastal areas should be aware and careful, — said the Governor Roy Cooper. — Pay close attention to the forecast and don’t risk to swim in the dangerous surf».

The state expected winds of 20-40 mph, possible power outages.

«This storm early in the season reminds us that we should always be ready for severe weather,» said the Director of the Agency for emergency situations of North Carolina Mike Sprayberry.

Most storm Arthur will affect the Islands of the Outer Banksis forecast gusty winds of 50-65 mph.

Swimmers warned about high surf and dangerous currents. In Florida on Sunday in the district of Volusia of «reverse» flows saved 70 people.