National Hurricane Center
The tropical depression Henri appears to be lingering in the Northeast, raising the prospect it will bring sustained rains and cause major flooding inland.
The storm was expected to move into the Atlantic Ocean later in the morning, then travel near or south of Nova Scotia on Tuesday.
Heavy rain led to high water late Saturday into early Sunday in the Birmingham and Tuscaloosa metropolitan areas.
Delta — the 25th named storm of an unprecedented Atlantic hurricane season — will likely crash ashore late Friday somewhere on southwest Louisiana’s coast.
Delta strengthened into a Category 2 hurricane early Thursday after a hurricane warning was issued for a stretch of the Gulf Coast.
Heavy rains in south Alabama and the Florida Panhandle are expected to flood waterways, potentially submerging bridges and flooding homes.
It was the second hurricane to hit the Gulf Coast in less than three weeks and the latest blow in one of the busiest hurricane seasons ever recorded.
The Category 1 storm may also dump up to 2 feet of rain on the region and spawn tornadoes.
Forecasters say Tropical Storm Sally is expected to become a hurricane on Monday and reach shore by early Tuesday.
Officials in the New Orleans area issued a mandatory evacuation order for areas outside of levee protection.