A tropical storm could form and bring heavy rains, winds and even a small chance of tornadoes to the New York and the Northeast beginning Friday, according to a report.
If the storm becomes strong enough, it’s slated to be named Fay as the record-breaking 2020 Atlantic hurricane season has already produced five named storms — meaning the next tropical storm must start with the letter “F,” the Washington Post reported.
Fay would be the earliest “F” storm recorded — beating out 2005’s Tropical Storm Franklin, which formed on July 22, by over a week. The “F” storms historically haven’t arrived until early September, the outlet said.
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