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Tropical Storm Watch Dropped For South Florida, Expect Rain All Day

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National Hurricane Center Watching Six Systems

BOCA RATON, FL ( — The Tropical Storm watch has been dropped for South Florida, including Palm Beach County. But Tropical Depression 19 is expected to bring wet weather to the region for much of the weekend. TD 19 is likely to move into the Gulf where it will become a tropical storm.

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There are five other systems being watched Saturday by the National Hurricane Center, including one — the red X above near the coast of Africa — which has a 90 percent chance of becoming a tropical depression within the next five days.

Here’s the latest from the National Hurricane Center.


Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
800 AM EDT Sat Sep 12 2020

For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical 
Storm Paulette and Tropical Storm Rene, both located over the 
central Atlantic Ocean.  The National Hurricane Center is also 
issuing advisories on Tropical Depression Nineteen, located near 
southern Florida.

1. A surface trough over the north-central Gulf of Mexico is producing 
disorganized showers and a few thunderstorms.  Some slow 
development of this system is possible while it moves westward and 
then southwestward over the northern and western Gulf of Mexico 
through the middle of next week.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...20 percent. 
* Formation chance through 5 days...low...30 percent.

2. A broad area of low pressure located several hundred miles 
southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands is producing a large area of 
disorganized showers and thunderstorms.  Development of this system 
is forecast, and a tropical depression is expected to form within 
the next couple of days while the system moves generally westward 
at 15 to 20 mph across the eastern and central tropical Atlantic.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...high...80 percent. 
* Formation chance through 5 days...high...90 percent.

3. Another area of disturbed weather, associated with a tropical wave, 
is located near the Cabo Verde Islands.  Environmental conditions 
support some development during the next few days, and a tropical 
depression could form over the far eastern tropical Atlantic early 
next week while the system moves slowly westward. By mid-week, 
upper-level winds could become less conducive for development.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...30 percent. 
* Formation chance through 5 days...medium...60 percent.

Public Advisories on Tropical Depression Nineteen are issued under 
WMO header WTNT34 KNHC and under AWIPS header MIATCPAT4.
Forecast/Advisories on Tropical Depression Nineteen are issued 
under WMO header WTNT24 KNHC and under AWIPS header MIATCMAT4.

Forecaster Latto

Is South Florida Under A Tropical Storm Watch?

The Tropical Storm watch for South Florida was lifted Saturday morning. Tropical Depression 19 will bring wet weather to the regional all weekend. The system itself is moving into the Gulf where it is expected to develop into a Tropical Storm.


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