New tropical disturbance forms off the coast of Florida

TAMPA, Florida. (WFLA) — A new tropical disturbance has formed in the Atlantic, according to the National Hurricane Center.

The disturbance formed off the east coast of Florida and could form by the middle of next week.

On Saturday evening, the NHC said that in the next 48 hours there was a 0% chance of formation, but in the next seven days that percentage would rise to 20%.

NHC is also monitoring another system for possible development off the east coast of Mexico. They predict the disturbance will strengthen into a tropical depression by the middle of next week.

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