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Tropical disturbance could bring heavy rain to South Florida this weekend

Posted at 5:38 AM, Sep 28, 2017

A tropical disturbance in the northwestern Caribbean has a 40 percent chance to develop between the Bahamas and Florida this weekend, according to the National Hurricane Center.

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The Friday 8 a.m. update from the National Hurricane Center said development is now likely along the west coast of Florida, possibly forming into a depression.

Heavy rain is possible through the weekend in South Florida.

2nd system in the Caribbean

Also, a tropical wave moving northwest from the Leeward Islands has a 20 percent chance of development.

Storm Team 5 Meteorologist Glenn Glazer said computer models have high pressure to our north inhibiting development to our south over the next week.

Models show that if something develops, it will pass to our south by Wednesday.

The next named storm would be Tropical Storm Nate.

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