Will Hurricane Ian jolt New England? Not likely, According to Meteorologists.

With the hurricane Ian expected to land in Florida Wednesday as a powerful Category 4 hurricane, some may be thinking about whether New England will eventually feel some aftershocks.

Ian was scheduled to cross central Florida starting Wednesday afternoon, with heavy rainfall, coastal winds in the triple-digits, and “catastrophic” flooding from the storm.

However, once it has left Florida on Friday, the storm will swiftly diminish as it moves towards the north through South Carolina.

According to meteorologists working at the National Weather Service office in Norton, The storm will be almost entirely gone when any remnants can reach the Northeast. The primary explanation is that it travels over land, and hurricanes rely on warm ocean water for fuel.

New England may see some rain due to an atmospheric low-pressure system, but that’s it.

New England hasn’t had a direct hit from a storm since Hurricane Bob was a storm that rode warm, late-August temperatures to land near Newport, RI, in 1991.

Hurricane Fiona, which sailed away from the east coast before hitting Nova Scotia, also plays an essential role in Ian’s route. Ian was tracked across the western portion of Cuba and the Gulf of Mexico, where temperatures on the ocean’s surface have reached 82 degrees lately — the jet fuel used by hurricanes. Fiona also dragged cool water along the Atlantic coast in its wake and made it difficult for a new storm to develop traveling along the same track.

“In theory, cooler waters rising to the surface would reduce the likelihood of an additional storm to form or grow within the same region over the next few days. However the waters of the North Atlantic were not necessarily cool following Earl and Fiona however, they were at a lower temperature prior to them,” the NASA Earth Observatory stated.

Surface temperatures for the water in New England are around 60 and possibly in the 50s in some instances, so it’s likely -at least for the 31st time since Bob -that an intense hurricane hit us.

This whole affair would likely affect roads and traffic around the regions.

We bring this news to express our concern as it may affect long-distance car services. We hope that you will continue to consider us as your taxi provider as long as possible while we work out the details of how this project will impact your trip.

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