Tropical disturbance worth keeping an eye on; 100% chance of development

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The Weather Authority Meteorologists said chances of development continue to increase for both tropical waves off the coast of Africa.

Of the two disturbances farther to the south, one of them now has a 100-percent chance of development.

The Weather Authority’s meteorologist Nikki Sheaks said it looks very likely that this will strengthen into a hurricane as we get into next week.

Those possibilities become stronger as the system approaches the Lesser Antilles.

The Weather Authority meteorologist Nash Rhodes added, he’s seeing more of a model consensus, which is something meteorologists watch for.

Many model plots keep it out of the Caribbean, but not all of them. For now, the American, European and other prominent models keep it well east of Florida.

Another system, to the north and marked in yellow, has a 20-percent chance of development.

The Weather Authority will alert you to any changes in this forecast.

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