Tropical Storm Humberto increases odds of development as it heads toward Florida

Federico Mansilla
Setiembre 11, 2019

The hurricane center is also tracking two other tropical waves farther out in the Atlantic. It will remain warm and muggy with highs in the lower 90s and heat index values near 103.

An area of showers and thunderstorms is located around the southeastern Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos.

Regardless, this system may impact beach plans to the Panhandle & Central Gulf Coast with added rain chances Saturday-Tuesday from south Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle.

"Environmental conditions could become a bit more favorable for some gradual development of this system as it moves across the northern Gulf", the New Orleans office said.

A disturbance north of Hispaniola continues to move slowly northwest and now has a 50 percent chance for tropical development in the next five days.

The first is located in the mid-Atlantic, 650 miles east of the Lesser Antilles.

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Limited development of this disturbance is expected during the next few days mainly because of upper-level winds. Although this disturbance continues to produce disorganized shower activity, some slight development of this system is still possible on Wednesday.

Forecasters say the area of showers and storms, now sitting near the Turks and Caicos Islands, will move over the state late this week, enhancing the chance of rain through the weekend.

Spaghetti models are in agreement that Invest 94L will track west-northwest across the tropical Atlantic towards the Lesser Antilles.

The National Hurricane Center reports that the system has a 50-percent chance of developing into a tropical storm over the next 5 days and 10-percent chance of development over the next 48 hours.

NOAA's National Hurricane Center issued a Tropical Weather Outlook at 8 a.m.

The National Hurricane Center said Monday it expects "little to no development" over the next two days.

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