The National Weather Service is warning that everyone from the Carolinas to the Northeast might be in for a soggy 4th of July. According to CNN, Arthur (since it's the first storm of the season and all) is expected to graduate to a tropical storm later today.
They’re calling this potential storm Hurricane Arthur -- instead of Amy, Arlene or Ashley -- so it must be bad, right?— Jenna Johnson (@wpjenna) July 1, 2014
Right now, it's hovering just off the coast of Florida, but looks to make its way north by Friday.
A tracking map shows the system on July 4 as a weak Category One hurricane, just off North Carolina's Outer Banks.
Here's Artie's cruel pathway.
Hurricane Arthur tryna mess up holiday weekend festivities— The GooBster (@gO_Obies) July 1, 2014
Fear not, Ms. GooBster, the storm is supposed to clear out by the weekend.