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TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — The National Hurricane Center is monitoring several systems in the Atlantic as we near the peak of hurricane season.

At 11 a.m., the NHC reported that Tropical Depression 12 formed in the East Atlantic, about 375 miles northwest of the Cabo Verde Islands. The system had maximum sustained winds of 35 mph and was moving north-northwest at 8 mph.

The system will then move across the eastern tropical Atlantic where forecasters say it will become a tropical storm before fizzling out Sunday.

The NHC also said a tropical wave is expected to move off the west coast of Africa this weekend. It could gradually develop sometime next week as it moves westward to west-northwestward over the eastern central portions of the tropical Atlantic. It has a 50% chance of development over the next seven days.

Meanwhile, the newest tropical storm, Jose, is expected to be absorbed by Hurricane Franklin, which will become an extratropical cyclone by tonight.

As for Idalia, a tropical storm warning has been issued for Bermuda as the post-tropical cyclone moves over the west Atlantic.

Finally, the NHC said the remnants of Gert have strengthened into a tropical depression and could become a tropical storm Friday night.