The Daily Weather Update from FOX Weather: Tropical Storm Lee on track to become major hurricane

Start your day with the latest weather news – The 12th named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season is expected to grow into a monster storm as it marches toward the Caribbean. Whether it will have any U.S. impacts remains to be seen.

Welcome to the Daily Weather Update from FOX Weather. It’s Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2023. Start your day with everything you need to know about today's weather. You can also get a quick briefing of national, regional and local weather whenever you like with the FOX Weather Update podcast.

Tropical Storm Lee to grow into powerful hurricane

It was Invest 95L on Monday, became Tropical Depression 13 on Tuesday morning and was Tropical Storm Lee by Tuesday evening. That rapid increase in strength is expected to continue as Lee marches toward the Caribbean. It is forecast to become a major hurricane by this weekend. Whether it will have impacts on the U.S. remains to be seen. Also, Lee isn't the only tropical system being tracked this week.

The forecast path for Tropical Storm Lee.
(FOX Weather)


Heat wave builds in Northeast

Summer doesn’t want to let go across the northern U.S. A heat wave is moving into the Northeast and mid-Atlantic this week, with temperatures approaching 100 degrees in places such as Baltimore and Philadelphia. Heat Advisories are in effect in several states, from Vermont to New Jersey.

Greece devastated by floods as more than 2 feet of rain falls

Images of rushing water, flooded homes and trapped cars are surfacing after a record amount of rain fell in Greece. More than 2 feet of rain fell in some parts of the country in less than a day. Forecasters have said it is the worst rain event in the country’s history. At least 1 death has been reported.

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