Forecasters are currently watching two systems, according to the 8 am National Hurricane Center update – one located 150 miles east of Barbados with a high chance to develop into a tropical depression.
On Saturday there were three systems to monitor, but one has dissipated. The second system is less likely to develop than the first, which is at 70%.
“Showers and thunderstorms have become more concentrated this morning,” according to the 8 am update.
“Environmental conditions are expected to be conducive for additional development, and a tropical depression is likely to form later today or tonight,” forecasters noted.
Tropical storm watches or warnings could be required today with shorter-than-normal lead times for portions of the Lesser Antilles, the Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. In addition, heavy rains and flooding are likely for the Leeward Islands, Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico.
Keep an eye on the tropics Central Florida!