Tropical storm season runs until November 30, making storms like Sebastien somewhat common, despite their late arrival.
The system is moving toward the northeast at 21 mph and could reach North Carolina by next week.
Fox & Friends hosts joked about the global climate strike, but coverage immediately switched to the devastation in Texas, where two have died and the Houston area has received over 40 inches of rain in three days.
Speaking to The Weather Channel Thursday morning, Rod Carroll, Chief of the Vidor Police Department in Texas, told reporters flooding in the town was "worse during this storm than it was during Hurricane Harvey."
The shelters will be available to residents affected by the storm 24 hours a day and at no charge—offering shelter, food, drink, health services, emotional support and help reconnecting with loved ones for anyone affected by the storm and unable to return home after the flooding.
Humberto strengthened into a tropical storm Friday, sustaining winds of 40 miles per hour before barreling toward the recovering islands two weeks after Hurricane Dorian hit the area as a Category 5 storm.
Officials estimate that around 90 percent of the infrastructure on the Abaco Islands is damaged or destroyed.
The storm forming in the Gulf Coast was forecasted to bring heavy rainfall to impacted areas, potentially causing flooding and mudslides.
The Category 2 storm is expected to progress into a major hurricane, reaching the Bahamas by Friday.
While Florida is in Tropical Storm Dorian's path, it's unclear how hard the state could get hit.
The storm has increased wind strength, and it appears to be on a path to become a hurricane this week as it nears Puerto Rico.
The Saturday afternoon update by the National Hurricane Center stated that Dorian's center was approximately 725 miles east-southeast of Barbados and moving west at 12 mph.
The state of Florida is only just recovering from the hottest June on record.
The storm is expected to become a Category 1 hurricane on Friday night before making landfall. Rain and flooding are the biggest factors from this storm, experts say.
The storm is expected to form into a Category 1 hurricane and make landfall late Friday night or early Saturday morning along Louisiana's southern coastline.
Super Typhoon Jebi, a Category 5 storm, is forecast to hit Japan next week. The storm is the most intense tropical cyclone of 2018 thus far.
Hawaii officials have warned residents to take shelter.
Alberto caused flooding across much of the Southeast before making its way north, and a new weather system is bringing even more rain and flooding.
There are over 180 people dead and 160 others missing after tropical storm Tebin hit the Philippines on Friday.
The hurricane left scores of people dead in the Caribbean.