Tropical Depression Eighteen is forecast to become a tropical storm later today and spread heavy rain, gusty winds into much of South Florida.
A tropical depression or storm is now likely to form in the Western Caribbean over the next 24 hours and race toward South Florida.
A broad area of low pressure over the western Caribbean is being watched closely by the National Hurricane Center.
Nate becomes the ninth hurricane of the 2017 season and forecast to strengthen before landfall along the Gulf Coast before dawn Sunday.
Tropical Storm Nate has moved back over the warm waters of the Caribbean and is accelerating toward the Gulf of Mexico.
The National Hurricane Center continues to express “lower-than-normal confidence” in the forecast for Tropical Storm Nate and the potential impacts to the United States.
A new tropical storm is forming in the Caribbean and could threaten the Florida Panhandle as a hurricane this weekend.
The Atlantic Basin is quiet now, but chances are increasing for development in the Caribbean later this week.
While the wind and rain may not be as intense in the coming days, all of Florida’s Atlantic beaches will continue to take a beating this week.
Heavy rain, gusty winds, rough surf are all headed for different parts of the peninsula this weekend.