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HURRICANE CENTER: New Disturbance Forms, May Develop In Caribbean

Boca Raton Florida hurricane News weather

May Become Tropical Depression Over The Weekend

National Hurricane Center map as of 2:02 p.m. on Thursday, October 29, 2020.

BOCA RATON, FL ( — There is brand new “yellow x” on the National Hurricane Center’s map, even though we are knocking on the door of November. The “x” is likely to move west in the Caribbean, but as is the case with all tropical systems, it’s a good idea to keep an eye on it if you are anywhere would it could conceivably go. The NHC says there is a 60 percent chance of formation over the next five days.

Here is the mid-day Thursday outlook from the National Hurricane Center.

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

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

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Zeta, located 
over Virginia.

A large area of disturbed weather in the vicinity of the Lesser 
Antilles is associated with a tropical wave.  Upper-level winds are 
expected to become more conducive for development of this 
disturbance during the next couple of days, and a tropical 
depression could form over the weekend or early next week while the 
system moves westward across the central and western Caribbean Sea.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...20 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...medium...60 percent.




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