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National Hurricane Center watching area in southwest Caribbean Sea for tropical development

20% chance of development over next 5 days
Posted at 5:18 AM, Jun 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-08 10:00:42-04

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The National Hurricane Center is watching a disturbance in the southwestern Caribbean Sea. There is a no development expected over the next two days yet, but a 30% chance over the next five days.

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"An area of low pressure is expected to develop over the southwestern Caribbean Sea by Thursday or Friday. Some gradual development will be possible thereafter as the system moves slowly northwestward toward Central America," the National Hurricane Center reported.

If a storm does develop, the next name will be Bill.

Subtropical Storm Ana formed in May, before the official start of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season.