TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — A system in the Atlantic is expected to become a tropical depression in the next few days, the National Hurricane Center said on Monday.
The system was located over the central tropical Atlantic, about midway between the Windward Islands and western Africa.
NHC forecasters said the system was producing a large area of showers and thunderstorms and was becoming more organized. It is expected to become a tropical depression late this week as it moves westward or west-northwestward across the central and western tropical Atlantic.
The system has a 40 percent chance of forming over the next two days and a 80 percent chance of forming over the next seven days, according to the NHC.
It is too early to tell where the system will go if it develops further.
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