Tropical storm Fred is closing in on Florida, where it’s expected to make landfall between Panama City and Pensacola around 5 p.m. ET Monday.

One foot of rain is possible in the Florida Panhandle. Fred then is forecast to barrel north through Alabama and Georgia, delivering up to 10 inches of rain.

PHOTO: A forecast track for Fred released on Aug. 16, 2021, predicts landfall around 5 p.m. between Panama City and Pensacola, Fla.

PHOTO: Meteorologists believe the biggest threat with Fred will be flooding rain in Alabama and Georgia, and a few tornados.

President Joe Biden warned last week that the hurricane-prone states also are ones with surging COVID-19 cases.

“Let me be clear. If you’re in a state where hurricanes often strike, a vital part of preparing for hurricane season is to get vaccinated now. Everything is more complicated if you’re not vaccinated and a hurricane or natural disaster hits. If you wind up having to evacuate, if you wind up having to stay in a shelter, you don’t want to add COVID-19 to the list of dangers that you’re going to be confronting,” Biden said at a briefing alongside FEMA officials.

Fred isn’t the only storm moving through the Atlantic Ocean.

Tropical depression Grace is targeting Haiti, where residents are dealing with a devastating 7.2-magnitude earthquake this weekend that killed nearly 1,300 people.

PHOTO: A forecast track released on Aug. 16, 2021, shows Grace crushing past Cuba and passing over the Gulf of Mexico.

Gusty winds and heavy rain are expected in Haiti and the Dominican Republic on Monday.

And a new tropical depression formed near Bermuda on Monday morning that could become Tropical Storm Henri later in the day.

PHOTO: Satellite imagery shows three tropical cyclones in the Atlantic Basin on Aug. 16, 2021, Fred, Grace and a tropical depression expected to become Henri.

PHOTO: A tropical depression near Bermuda could cause high waves and rip currents along the East Coast of the U.S.

Henri is expected to circle around Bermuda, where a tropical storm watch is in effect. Henri’s only impact on the U.S. could be high waves and rip currents along the East Coast.

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