A tropical storm could form in the Gulf of Mexico

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The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Potential Tropical System 1, located over the southwestern Gulf of Mexico.

According to the National Hurricane Center, the chance of formation over the next 48 hours is 80%. Wind speeds are expected around 40 miles per hour.

The Weather Authority’s meteorologist Greg Rule explains what this could mean for Southwest Florida.

Watch the video above for the full story.

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