We’re Watching the Western Caribbean for Tropical Development and Heavy Rainfall for Central America

  • The western Caribbean is an area to watch for tropical development by early next week.
  • Heavy rainfall is expected to be the main impact from this disturbance.

We’re watching yet another area for tropical development in the western Caribbean Sea following Hurricane Michael’s destructive landfall in Florida.

Here’s a look at what’s next in the Atlantic Basin.

(MICHAEL COVERAGE: Hurricane Central)

Western Caribbean Area to Watch

One of October’s typical hot spots for tropical development is the western Caribbean Sea. Hurricane Michael and last year’s Hurricane Nate are a couple of recent examples of October storms that formed in this region of the Atlantic Basin.

(MORE: October’s Typical Hurricane Threat)

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