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Tuesday morning Tropics check (10/02/2018)

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Leslie (10/02/2018)
Tuesday morning Tropics check (10/02/2018)
Posted at 4:02 AM, Oct 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-02 01:15:46-04

MIDWAY, Fl. (WTXL) -- There are two areas of interest in the Tropics: Leslie and a new disturbance with a chance of development later in the week.

Leslie continues to swirl in the open Atlantic. It looks to develop into a hurricane soon, though no direct impact on land is anticipated.

As of the latest advisory, Leslie has maximum sustained winds of 65 mph. It will continue to push southwest, well east of Bermuda. By midweek, it will turn back north and continue to stay over the Atlantic waters.

A new disturbance is being highlighted for potential development. In the western Caribbean, a few hundred miles north of Panama. It has a 20% chance of development in five days as it slowly tracks north. At this point in time, the system poses no threat to the U.S.

You can catch the forecast on ABC 27 News starting at 5:00 each weekday morning, as well as ABC 27 News at Noon. First Alert Chief Meteorologist Casanova Nurse has your forecast at 5:00, 5:30, 6:00, and 11:00 this evening.

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