11th tropical depression of 2018 inches toward Caribbean, poses little threat to land

The eleventh tropical depression of the 2018 hurricane season is inching toward the Caribbean Sea but does not pose much of threat to land, the National Hurricane Center said Saturday (Sept. 22). The storm formed Friday night, and forecasters expect it to dissipate over the next day or two.

At 4 a.m. central time, the storm was blowing winds of 35 mph and moving west in the Atlantic Ocean at 5 mph. It was about 505 miles east of the Windward Islands. 

“Little change in strength is forecast during the next day or so, and the depression is expected to dissipate east of the Lesser Antilles by Sunday night,” forecaster Robbie Berg said.

Three other disturbances are brewing in the Atlantic, however. A tropical system 200 miles south of Bermuda was moving gradually toward the…

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