2 storms pose possible double threat to US Gulf Coast

Tropical Weather
Posted at 12:04 AM, Aug 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-21 23:30:44-04

Tropical Storm Laura has formed in the eastern Caribbean and forecasters say it could pose a hurricane threat to the U.S. Gulf Coast. And if that's not enough Tropical Storm Marco in the western Caribbean also may hit the U.S. western Gulf Coast after running across Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. The National Hurricane Center on Friday forecast both to make it into the Gulf of Mexico next week in what would be an almost simultaneous threat to the entire region. But there's lots of uncertainty. First, Laura has to survive encounters with Puerto Rico, Hispanola and Cuba. Marco has to cross Mexico's Yucatan peninsula.