Tropical weather update for Tuesday, Sept. 29

The National Hurricane Center is tracking a system in the western Caribbean that could become…

The National Hurricane Center is tracking a system in the western Caribbean that could become a tropical depression later this week.



map: Tropics 8 a.m. Sept. 29, 2020


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Tropics 8 a.m. Sept. 29, 2020

Here’s the latest update from the NHC as of Tuesday, Sept. 29: 

More: UPDATE: Tropical depression could form late this week from disturbance in the western Caribbean

What’s out there and where is it?

1. A broad area of low pressure is expected to form over the western Caribbean Sea in the next few days.

How likely is it to strengthen?

1. Disturbance 1: A tropical depression could form late this week or this weekend.

  • Formation chance through 48 hours: near 0%
  • Formation chance through 5 days: 50%

Who is likely to be impacted?

It’s too early at this time to determine whether Florida will feel the impact from the system in the western Caribbean. Forecasters advise all residents to stay informed and be prepared during this very active hurricane season.

Tracking the tropics in real time:

These graphics, which update automatically, show you activity in the tropics in real time:



a close up of a map


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This article originally appeared on Treasure Coast Newspapers: Tropics watch: Tropical weather update for Tuesday, Sept. 29

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