DEVELOPING (ETH) – Welcome to the second half of 2020, where now two tropical systems that are barreling toward the US Mainland at the same time could make landfall for the first time since the Great Depression.
According to the latest report from the Weather Channel, Tropical Depression Thirteen will affect the Leeward Islands, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands as a tropical storm producing rain and gusty winds by this weekend. But wait there’s more.
The system may then head toward Florida and the Gulf of Mexico early next week, possibly as a hurricane. However, it’s still uncertain at this time. And then there is Tropical Depression Fourteen that has formed in the Caribbean Sea and expected to first impact parts of Central America and Mexico as a tropical storm or hurricane before emerging into the western Gulf of Mexico.
However, This system is facing uncertainty in the western Gulf of Mexico, but it could affect parts of the U.S. Gulf Coast next week as a hurricane. Weather experts say that this happening is a rare occurrence and the last time it took place was during the “Great Depression” where On Sept. 5, 1933, a Category 3 hurricane made landfall at Brownsville, Texas during the same hour, at 12 a.m. ET, a tropical storm moved ashore at Cedar Key, Florida, according to Colorado State University tropical scientist Phil Klotzbach.