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Rains beginning to move into SE Texas as lift approaches ahead of strong upper level disturbance. 1-2 inches of rain likely overnight. Some of the storms will be strong with gusty winds, instability is weak though so a big severe weather outbreak is ...
Update on area of low pressure in Caribbean
SOUTHEAST TEXAS - KFDM is monitoring an area of low pressure in the Caribbean.
Stay with KFDM, KFDM Weather and kfdm.com for updates on the tropics and our weekend forecast.
According to the National Hurricane Center, shower and thunderstorm activity associated with a small area of low pressure located north of the Virgin Islands remains disorganized.
Interaction of this system with Hispaniola could limit development
through tonight. However, environmental conditions are expected to
be more conducive for development when the disturbance moves near or
over the southeastern Bahamas on Saturday, and a tropical depression
or tropical storm is likely to form over the weekend or by early
Regardless of tropical cyclone formation, gusty winds and
heavy rainfall are expected across portions of the Leeward Islands,
Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands today, and over Hispaniola and
the southeastern Bahamas tonight and Saturday. Interests in those
islands should monitor the progress of this disturbance. An Air
Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft is scheduled to investigate
this system this afternoon, if necessary.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...high...60 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...high...80 percent.