Tropical storm warning issued for Barbados

The NHC said the disturbance has a 90 percent chance of developing into a named tropical system.

Tropical storm warnings have been issued for Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada and Venezuela from Pedernales to Cumana including Isla de Margarita.

Thunderstorm activity associated with the disturbance continues to show signs of organization, and additional development is likely during the next day or so. The most likely scenario is for a weak and highly disorganized tropical storm to slowly develop by early next week. It has maximum sustained winds of 40 miles an hour, meaning it is just barely above the threshold to be a tropical storm. The exact track of this storm is very uncertain, with some models forecasting storm movement over Texas, some over the Florida Panhandle and others in between.

The one in the Caribbean (#2 on map) is expected to move into the Gulf and has a chance of becoming Tropical Storm Bret Monday or Tuesday.

Rain chances begin to ramp up around 1 or 2 p.m. and is expected to taper off during the evening, Gilmore said.

The First Alert Forecast Team continues to track two areas of interest in the Atlantic; Invest 92-L and 93-L.

A tropical storm watch was issued for Aruba and Bonaire.


Portions of the Gulf Coast are under a tropical storm warning, including all of the Southeast Louisiana coast.

Tropical storm conditions are expected to reach portions of the warning area on Monday night, making outside preparations hard or risky.

Hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30.

The odds are still increasing that a tropical depression or storm will form in the Gulf of Mexico next week.

It is expected to dissipate in about 72 hours.

Tropical Storm Arlene developed earlier this year in April, so this next tropical system would be the second one of the season, Hathaway said.

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