The storm was almost stationary early on Tuesday as it churned about 200 miles (322 km) south-southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina with maximum sustained winds of 70 miles per hour (110 km/h), the Miami-based weather forecaster said.
Weather officials said in a release that the storm could produce heavy surf and create life-threatening rip currents.
Four more boys safely out as day two mission ends
The 12 boys, part of a youth soccer team known as the Wild Boars, first went missing with their coach more than two weeks ago. The rescued boys were being treated by medics at the field hospital, and were later airlifted to a larger nearby hospital.
The National Weather Service issued a flash-flood watch for Puerto Rico, warning of thunderstorms and wind gusts. Looks like another storm right next to Tropical Storm Chris, but it won't ever get named and here's why.
A hurricane across the Atlantic may "influence" Britain's hot weather possibly bringing wind and rain next week. "However, the disturbance is expected to turn northward over the western Atlantic on Wednesday where upper-level winds could become a little more conducive for the regeneration of a tropical cyclone later this week".
Environment Canada says given the storm's existing track, the strongest winds are expected to be over Newfoundland's Avalon Peninsula.
One dead, 19 injured in Wonderboom plane crash
Russel Meiring, a spokesman for paramedic company ER24, says the injuries in Tuesday's crash range from minor to critical. The Civil Aviation Authority says it has dispatched its investigators to the plane crash site.
Leeds could see some showers this afternoon as the United Kingdom prepares for the arrival of Tropical Storm Chris over the weekend.
Big waves from a hurricane are rare in July in Nova Scotia, said Pete Cove, general manager of the East Coast Surf School.
China counter-punches against U.S. in growing trade war
It also is rooted in the clash between American notions of free trade and Beijing's state-led development model. For the time being, analysts say it's hard to see Washington or Beijing backing down in the dispute.