Disturbance 1. Tropical Depression Fourteen is moving west and expecte to turn west-northwest and northwest tonight and Friday. The center is then expected to cross the Yucatan Peninsula Saturday night and move into the south-central Gulf of Mexico on Sunday. It is expected to become a tropical storm later today or tonight. The system could be near or at hurricane strength when it reaches the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico late Saturday.
Disturbance 2. Tropical Depression Thirteen is expected to become a Tropical Storm later today. Movement is toward the west-northwest and is expected to continue for the next few days. On the forecast track, the depression is expected to move near or north of the northern Leeward Islands by late Friday and near or north of the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Saturday. Gradual strengthening is forecast.
Disturbance 3. A tropical wave over western Africa is expected to move over the far eastern tropical Atlantic on Friday and some slow development is possible through the weekend while it moves west-northwestward across the eastern tropical Atlantic. Formation chance through 48 hours is low at 20% and formation chance through 5 days is medium at 40%.