Continuous moisture with next tropical system over NL
Monday, July 16, 2018, 10:05 AM - After spending much of last week languishing in the Caribbean as a remnant low, Beryl rose again on Saturday, redeveloping into Subtropical Storm Beryl off the U.S. Eastern Seaboard. While the 'zombie storm' is no longer as potent as it once was, its remnants are impacting eastern Newfoundland with gusty winds and some heavy rain through the early part of this week. We take a look at what we can expect from this resilient system, below.
BERYL QUICKLY FOLLOWS POST-TROPICAL STORM CHRIS
While Beryl has taken advantage of warmer waters off the U.S. coast to reorganize, the storm will continue on its more or less northeastward track through Monday, moving north into colder waters - both just in general, and in the wake of upwelling from the passage of the once post-tropical storm Chris.
Both factors have contributed into a rapid weakening of the storm on Monday, and by the time it reaches Newfoundland, we will again be dealing with a remnant low.
WATCH BELOW: BERYL STEERS MORE MOISTURE THAN IT CARRIES
While Beryl itself has lost much of its punch, it is working in concert with an offshore area of low pressure to draw some tropical moisture up over Newfoundland for the early part of this week. Oddly enough, much of the heavy rain eastern Newfoundland stands to see through Tuesday isn't associated with the storm itself, but rather with the stream of moisture it's helping to steer.
The Canadian Hurricane Centre issued its final statement on the storm Sunday evening, as it degrades to a remnant depression through Monday. Apart from the above-mentioned rain and gusty winds, no major tropical impacts are expected in Canada from the rejuvenated storm.
Still, Environment Canada is warning that locally heavy downpours in short periods of time can result in dangerous driving conditions due to water build up.
As the remnants of Beryl move over sections of Newfoundland with heavy rainfall rates of 20+ mm per hour through Tuesday, it's still humbling to remember that not even three weeks ago we were talking about SNOWFALL and scenes like this over the island.
Check back for updates as we continue to monitor the Atlantic Basin.