Tracking the Tropics: Invest 99L

A tropical wave, just southeast of Turks and Caicos, is also a system Storm Team 3 is watching.

The area of showers and storms continues to lack tropical organization. This system could gain strength and become a named storm in the next couple of days. Hurricane Hunters are flying to through this morning to get the latest information.

Regardless of development, heavy rains and strong winds are likely over Puerto Rico, Hispaniola, Turks and Caicos, and the Bahamas over the next few days.

There is a medium chance of development into a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours. Some of the computer weather models have the storm travelling through the Bahamas and South Florida, before ending up in the Gulf of Mexico. Then it could turn north toward the East Coast, or continue west through the Gulf next week. There is still a lot of uncertainty with the track and strength of the storm. Keep to WSAV for the most up- to- date information.

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