Tracking The Tropics: Tropical Depression 9 Forms Southwest Of Jamaica, No Threat To South Florida

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The CBS4 Weather squad is tracking a tropical slump and 2 different disturbances successful the tropics.

At 11 a.m., the National Hurricane Center began issuing advisories for Tropical Depression 9 which was located 210 miles southeast of Grand Cayman. The strategy is moving northwest implicit the northwestern Caribbean sea.

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This strategy is forecast to scope the Cayman Islands Thursday nighttime and occidental Cuba and the Yucatan Channel connected Friday.

Tropical Storm Warnings person been issued for the Cayman Islands and occidental Cuba.


Locally dense rainfall and flooding are imaginable implicit portions of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands connected Thursday and volition apt dispersed crossed Cuba and the Yucatan Peninsula connected Friday.

High unit is expected to support this strategy distant from South Florida and it is expected to participate into the Gulf of Mexico Friday nighttime and proceed moving northwestward toward the cardinal oregon northwestern U.S. Gulf coast.

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The slump is forecast to fortify into Tropical Storm Ida Thursday nighttime and go a hurricane arsenic it nears occidental Cuba.

There is the imaginable for tempest surge, damaging winds, and dense rainfall on portions of the coasts of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and the Florida Panhandle by Sunday and Monday.

A 2nd strategy they are tracking is simply a trough of debased unit located implicit the cardinal Atlantic astir 600 miles East of Bermuda. Environmental conditions are forecast to beryllium mostly conducive for development, and a tropical slump is apt to signifier precocious this week oregon this play arsenic the strategy moves dilatory eastward astatine 5 to 10 mph. The National Hurricane Center is giving this strategy a precocious imaginable for improvement implicit the adjacent 5 days.

Finally, determination is simply a tropical question located implicit the cardinal tropical Atlantic astir 1000 miles west-southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands producing disorganized showers and thunderstorms.

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Environmental conditions look a small much conducive for improvement during the adjacent fewer days and a tropical slump could signifier by the play arsenic the strategy moves toward the west-northwest oregon northwest astatine 10 to 15 mph. Upper-level winds could go little conducive for improvement by aboriginal adjacent week. The National Hurricane Center said this disturbance has a mean imaginable of improvement implicit the adjacent 5 days.

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