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Tropical Depression 13 southeast of Puerto Rico is the storm to watch for First Coast

Confidence is building that the Depression will reach South Fl. by Monday and then head into the Gulf and turn north. Increasing concern it could become a hurricane

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — UPDATE: Tropical Depression 14 forms in the Caribbean

The National Hurricane Center is monitoring three areas of disturbed weather in the Atlantic. 

One of the disturbances, currently named Invest 97-L, is likely to develop into a tropical depression or tropical storm over the next few days. 

The second disturbance, Invest 98-L, beat the first to the punch by becoming Tropical Depression 13. It formed Wednesday evening in the central Atlantic Ocean and is located east of the Lesser Antilles.

Invest 97-L is also likely to develop into a tropical depression or tropical storm. The disturbance is moving through the Caribbean Sea. The NHC gives this disturbance a 90-percent chance of further development over the next two days and a 90-percent chance within the next five days.

The third area is a possible system with a 40-percent chance of development over the next five days. It is located over Guinea, Africa. 

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5 day projected path of Tropical Depression 13 as of 8 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020.

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