Workers removed from oil platforms as hurricane threatens heavy rain, winds

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This is the second hurricane of the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season.

Tropical Storm Chris continues to spin not far off the North Carolina coast and is now centered roughly 200 miles to the south-southeast of Cape Hatteras.

Chris is forecast to strengthen into a hurricane later today when it moves over warmer waters, and some additional strengthening is expected through Wednesday night.

Post-tropical storm Chris barreled towards Newfoundland Thursday, bringing powerful winds, heavy downpours and pounding surf.

It looks like the UK's heatwave is set to come to an end as the remnants of a powerful hurricane swirling along the U.S. east coast is due to hit Britain.

On Thursday, a weak front will slowly back down the Carolina Coast and generate the Cape Fear Region's highest chance of showers and storms so far this week.

Regardless of Storm Chris, temperatures are expected to remain in the high 20Cs throughout the rest of this week after a record-breaking start to July. Chris should continue on it's northeasterly track as it picks up forward speed. Looks like another storm right next to Tropical Storm Chris, but it won't ever get named and here's why.

Tropical Storm Chris is predicted to become a hurricane by this afternoon, according to the Bermuda Weather Service.

There were no coastal watches or warnings as of 11 a.m. ET Wednesday, but the National Hurricane Center suggested people in Atlantic Canada monitor the storm's progress.

On its current path, Chris would pass over or near the Avalon Peninsula in southeastern Newfoundland later Thursday or early Friday and weaken on a path toward Iceland and perhaps Ireland.