Forecasters at Colorado State University say 2022 will see an above-average number of hurricanes and tropical storms.
The 21st named storm of the season is meandering around North Atlantic shipping lanes.
Hurricane Sam will make big waves in Atlantic shipping lanes, but should avoid landfall.
Truckers are likely to hit delays this week from Texas to Louisiana due to Tropical Storm Nicholas. The Coast Guard has set vessel restrictions at one port so far.
Carriers, shippers and receivers should begin preparing as Ida could be a major hurricane Sunday at landfall in the northern Gulf Coast.
Three simultaneous tropical systems could temporarily delay freight flows in parts of North America over the next few days (forecast video included).