Credit Suisse analysts last week modeled total insured losses at up to $30 billion, but that was before the storm track
shifted away from a direct hit on South Florida.
"The forecasted storm track
and intensity will likely change between now and the time it potentially affects the Carolinas, so customers should continue to monitor the path of the storm over the holiday weekend and consider their plans if impacts to the Carolinas become more apparent," said Duke Energy lead meteorologist Steve Leyton.
It is associated with an active storm track
and prolonged periods of well below average and subzero temperatures for Illinois and the Midwest.
Caption: Hurricane Sandy's Wind-Pressure Relationship, (left) Storm track
and central pressure deficit (color; hPa).
Duke Energy estimates power outages in the Carolinas from Hurricane Florence could be between one million and three million customers, based on the latest storm track
. As a result, the company said it will have more than 20,000 people in place for restoration.
Alberto's projected storm track
has shifted eastward since Friday, lessening its threat to the active oil production areas in the Gulf of Mexico.
As storm track
can change quickly and unexpectedly, Cimatu urged residents in potentially affected areas not to be caught unaware and take advantage of advance warning to get their families to safety before it becomes too dangerous to do so.
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heads for USA NNA - Tropical Storm Nate is on track to strengthen into a hurricane before making landfall somewhere between Louisiana and the Florida Panhandle at the weekend.
But there's a small chance the storm track
will veer toward northwest Oregon, raising the potential for high wind gusts and widespread power outages up and down the valley.
based Climate Institute raised in his letter to the committee that is reviewing Australia's future in research and innovation is that "the primary Southern Hemisphere storm track
that brings precipitation to the agricultural areas of southern Australia is shifting poleward as global warming leads to a general expansion of the subtropics.
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has prepared food and non-food relief assistance to augment resources of local government units (LGUs) along the storm track