We are still eyeing a weak low now near the northern coast of Central Cuba. The low is expected to move over the Florida Straits today and into the southeastern Gulf of Mexico by tomorrow. A Hurricane Hunters recon mission scheduled for Sunday afternoon to investigate this disorganized area of clouds and storms.

Chances for development remain in the medium range through the next 5 days as it enters the warm waters of the Gulf.

Regardless of development, downpours and gusty winds are expected across Cuba through Sunday night. South Florida will also have a mix of heavy rain and gusty winds from Sunday through Wednesday.

Models are suggesting we could see up to 4″ of rainfall in spots thru Wednesday. Street flooding will be a concern from Sunday thru Wednesday with anytime downpours in the forecast.


Tropical Depression 8 has formed over 400 miles to the southeast of North Carolina. A Tropical Storm Watch may be issued later today for the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

Models are suggesting this tropical depression could become a tropical storm on Monday. The forecast track also shows this storm skirting by the North Carolina shores on Tuesday.

On Sunday, Gaston strengthen to a category 2 hurricane over the Atlantic waters. Still a threat to the shipping lanes, the latest cone shows Gaston remaining a hurricane through Friday.
Additionally, a tropical wave is forecast to move off the west coast of Africa on Tuesday. It has medium chances for tropical development over the next 5 days as it moves west at 15-20 mph.

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