Erica will bring torrential rain, flash flooding, mudslides and gusty winds to many of the northern islands of the Caribbean, prior to taking a turn toward the Bahamas and Florida this weekend.
Cleveland-based pseudonymous photographer Seph Lawless ventured to New Orleans in July of 2015 to tell the story of a still-recovering city 10 years post-Katrina.
On Aug. 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina left the city of New Orleans in ruin and turmoil. Since that fateful day, no area of the city has seen its struggle become more closely associated with Katrina’s wrath than the Lower Ninth Ward.
Although Kilo will not approach Hawaii, potentially flooding downpours will still be a concern across the state.
The weakening Kilo experienced Friday night will be reversed through early in the new week as the future hurricane curves toward Hawaii.
A broad area of disturbed weather in the western Atlantic Ocean near Bermuda could allow a tropical system to develop slowly this weekend or early next week.
El Nino years are a reason for concern for possible tropical storm and hurricane strikes on Hawaii.