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ATLANTIC OCEAN - SEPTEMBER 2: In this NOAA GOES-East satellite handout image, Hurricane Dorian, now a Cat. 4 storm, moves slowly past Grand Bahama Island on September 2, 2019 in the Atlantic Ocean. Dorian moved slowly past the Bahamas at times just 1 mph as it unleashed massive flooding and winds of 150 m.p.h. (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

Hurricane season is heating up as we head into October. A tropical storm in the Caribbean could hit the Carolinas next week.

There are several storms facing potential hurricane strength that could pose a danger to the U.S. One of those storms is developing in the Caribbean according to the National Hurricane Center.

Early forecast models have the system gaining hurricane strength and approaching the Gulf Coast during the middle of next week. The National Hurricane Center gives it a 90% chance to grow into a tropical storm. As the track of this storm becomes more clear, there’s a chance it hits the Carolinas.

This comes after Hurricane Fiona battered Puerto Rico for days.

Hurricane Fiona, is expected to be a problem for Canada. Fiona is throwing around 50-foot waves! It’s rare for Canada to see a serious hurricane.

This tropical storm in the Caribbean could hit the Carolinas next week! Stay weather aware!