Tropical wave may develop near Gulf of Mexico this week

ORLANDO, Fla. — Channel 9 meteorologists are monitoring a system that could show tropical development this week.


A tropical wave in the Caribbean may develop late this week.

The storm system has a less than 40% chance of development near the Yucatán Peninsula or in the western Gulf of Mexico.

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As it moves through the Caribbean, it is forecasted to stay well south of Florida.

If it becomes a named storm, it will be called Beryl.

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It is still too early to forecast where the system will make landfall.

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