MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Our area could possibly be in for a soggy weekend resulting from a tropical disturbance approaching South Florida.
The National Hurricane Center says a system close to the Bahamas may turn out to be a tropical despair Friday night time because it approaches our space however is extra prone to turn out to be a despair over the jap Gulf of Mexico this weekend.
On Friday afternoon the tropical disturbance continued to turn out to be higher organized.
The system may turn out to be Tropical Depression 19 by Saturday, forecaster mentioned.
CBS4’s meteorologist Lissette Gonzalez says, “The disturbance has a medium potential of development in the next 48 hours & a high potential of becoming a Depression over the next 5 days. Regardless of development, it will bring us heavy rain and possible flooding across South Florida this weekend.”
Forecasters additionally anticipate the potential of robust wind gusts for our space over the weekend.
A Special Tropical Weather Outlook has been issued for the disturbance close to the Bahamas. This system may turn out to be a tropical despair tonight close to South Florida, however is extra prone to turn out to be a despair over the jap Gulf of Mexico this weekend. https://t.co/NERCKMhgQU pic.twitter.com/EHms9tTQUg
— National Hurricane Center (@NHC_Atlantic) September 11, 2020
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