Tropical Depression 13 turned Tropical Storm Lee, now located in the Central Atlantic, is headed on a northwestern path, the National Hurricane Center said.
"Residents along the US East Coast from Florida to Maine and Atlantic Canada should closely monitor the situation," according to AccuWeather.com.
Depending on the path it takes, the expected time frame for potential impacts to the United States and Atlantic Canada is from Wednesday, Sept. 13 through Saturday, Sept. 16, possibly as a Category 4 hurricane, AccuWeather.com said.
The projected timing and track for Tropical Storm Lee through is shown in the image above.
The hurricane season began Thursday, June 1 and ends on Thursday, Nov 30.
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