Tropical Depression 9 has formed in the central Caribbean
7:30 AM 9/23 | Tropical Depression 9 has formed in the central Caribbean this morning. While it is too early to tell the specific impacts to east central FL, residents & visitors should monitor the latest forecast, review hurricane plans & gather necessary supplies.
The National Hurricane Center’s 5 a.m. advisory reported the storm was about 1,780 miles east-southeast of Havana, Cuba. It was moving to the west-northwest at 13 mph with sustained winds of 35 mph.
There are no watches or warnings posted for this storm.
A turn more westward is forecast over the next next day or so followed by a turn back to the west-northwest and northwest by this weekend.
It is forecast to become a tropical storm and eventually a hurricane possibly late weekend or early next week. When it does it will be called Hermine.
South Florida is in the forecast cone but it is too early to tell what impact it will have.