Tropical depression likely to form in Caribbean by early next week

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Our brand new area of interest in the eastern Caribbean Sea has been dubbed Invest 96-L. Shower activity associated with this tropical disturbance has become more concentrated and better organized.

Wind shear is not expected to hinder development in the near-term as the system moves over the warm waters. A tropical depression is likely to form in the Caribbean as early as this weekend or early next week as the system moves westward across the central and western Caribbean Sea.

Right now, the National Hurricane Center is giving it an 90% chance of development over the next 5 days. The next storm name on the list is Eta, and it would be our first time on record using this name!


Behind Friday morning’s front, slightly cooler and drier air will mix in to wrap up Friday afternoon and evening. This will allow for temperatures to drop into the upper 60s tonight to start off your Halloween forecast!

Now, here’s where we get excited! After a nice weekend with temperatures near average and only a few showers south, we’ll have a second and much STRONGER cold front come through early next week. This may drop our lows into the upper 50s and lower 60s Tuesday morning!

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