Hurricane Center: Caribbean disturbance up to 60% chance of becoming tropical depression | Hurricane Center
The chance of a tropical depression forming over the northwestern Caribbean Sea by the weekend…
The chance of a tropical depression forming over the northwestern Caribbean Sea by the weekend has increased once again, the Hurricane National Center said Tuesday evening.
At 7 p.m., the disturbance, located over the central Caribbean, had a 60% chance of development in the next five days, forecasters said. The system was expected to move west, then slowly west northwest, before it reaches the northwestern Caribbean and possibly turns into a depression.
A broad area of low pressure is expected to form over the western Caribbean Sea in a few days, and there is a medium chance that a tropical depression could form during the next 5 days over the NW Caribbean. More info: https://t.co/tW4KeFW0gB pic.twitter.com/TsTLiZntH8
— National Hurricane Center (@NHC_Atlantic) September 28, 2020
It was too soon to tell if the system will affect Louisiana or the broader Gulf Coast. Forecasters said the tropical wave was the only system expected to form in the next five days.
If this system develops into a tropical storm, it will be named Gamma. This year’s busy hurricane season ends Nov. 30.
See the full forecast here.
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