hurricane center october 29 2020

Hurricane Center: Another Tropical System Forming

Florida hurricane News Palm Beach County

May Become Storm “Eta” As Atlantic Hurricane Season Continues

BOCA RATON, FL ( — As Zeta moves inland, there is indication that yet another tropical system may be forming in the Caribbean. The orange oval above indicates the area where the system may develop. It’s too early for a predicted path. The low pressure area, which has a 40 percent chance of formation over 5 days, would become “Eta” if it grows to tropical depression status.

Here is the early Thursday morning tropical weather outlook.

Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
200 AM EDT Thu Oct 29 2020

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

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on recently 
downgraded Tropical Storm Zeta, located over central Alabama.

1. A broad area of low pressure is expected to form over the 
southwestern Caribbean Sea during the next few days.  Gradual 
development of this system is possible thereafter, and a tropical 
depression could form early next week while the system meanders over 
the southwestern Caribbean Sea.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...near 0 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...medium...40 percent.


Paul Saperstein


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