NHC projections for Sixteen predict the storm will impact the southwestern states of Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia.
Alabama, Georgia and the Carolinas, will see the worst effects, with gale-force winds of 40 to 50mph.
The NHC has released both storm surge and tropical storm warnings for some areas.
The has issued advisories for the following places:
Tropical Storm Warning
– Mississippi/Alabama border to Yankeetown Florida
– Grand Isle Louisiana to the Mouth of the Pearl River