NHC: Tropical Depression 25 forms in the Caribbean
Don’t forget, we still have two months of hurricane season left, so we’ll need to…
Don’t forget, we still have two months of hurricane season left, so we’ll need to stay aware through Nov. 30.
TAMPA, Fla — The tropics are active once again after a little quiet time last week.
Tropical Depression 25 developed into Tropical Storm Gamma Friday evening after forming earlier that morning in the northwestern Caribbean Sea. The National Hurricane Center had been monitoring this area of low pressure as Invest 91-L.
Gamma has maximum sustained winds of 40-mph storm located about 135 miles southeast of Cozumel, Mexico, according to the latest advisory. It is moving northwest at 9 mph.
A tropical storm warning is in effect for Punta Herrero to Cabo Catoche.
The NHC says the area of showers and thunderstorms is becoming better organized. This system is expected to bring heavy rains and possible flash flooding over parts of southeastern Mexico, Central America and western Cuba.
Don’t forget, we still have two months of hurricane season left, so we’ll need to stay aware through Nov. 30. October can be a business month for tropical development, especially in the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico.
We have now had 24 named storms this year, including three Greek letter storms.
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