First Alert Weather: Tracking Tropical Storm Fiona

The WBRC First Alert Weather team is tracking the latest on Fiona
The WBRC First Alert Weather team is tracking the latest on Fiona(WBRC FOX6 News)
Published: Sep. 16, 2022 at 12:44 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 17, 2022 at 3:20 PM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The First Alert Weather team continues to track Tropical Storm Fiona.

Puerto Rico is under a Hurricane Warning as Fiona approaches the island. The storm is expected to become a hurricane as it approaches the island on Saturday.

Fiona is moving west/northwest at around 14 mph, but the storm is expected to slow its forward speed over the weekend before taking a more northwesterly turn Monday.

The storm will pass Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands through the weekend, approaching The Dominican Republic Sunday afternoon and move across the region through Monday.

Maximum Sustained Winds are at 60 mph with the storm expected to be near hurricane strength when it reaches The Dominican tomorrow.

The forecast track of Fiona is not expected to take the storm into The Gulf of Mexico.

WBRC Saturday morning weather, 9/17/22
WBRC Saturday morning weather, 9/17/22(WBRC)

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