ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — We're kicking off this holiday weekend with some action in the tropics!
The National Hurricane Center has been watching an area of low pressure in the western Atlantic. This low continued to show gradual organization overnight into Saturday morning.
As of the National Hurricane Center's 5 p.m. update, we now have Tropical Depression Five is approximately located 150 miles west-southwest of Bermuda, moving to the east-northeast, away from the United States.
If this storm continues to strengthen to a tropical storm, it would become the earliest 5th named storm on record, becoming Edouard. According to the latest forecast track, this system could reach tropical storm status either late tonight or by Sunday morning.
However, by late Sunday through Monday, this storm is expected to move through some rather unfavorable conditions which will slow further significant development.
Your 10 Weather Team will be monitoring closely between now and then for any changes.
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