A tropical wave is about to enter the Caribbean. It is creating a large area of disturbed weather is expected to continue to travel westward over the central Caribbean through the weekend.
This area has a growing chance to develop into the next tropical system of the season by the weekend or by early next week.
The next name on the list is Eta.
At the moment, we are monitoring this system. Without a well-defined center of circulation, it is not possible to tell where this (potential) system will head to. We will monitor the evolution of this area and keep you updated on Channel 9 Eyewitness News, and click here to download the free WFTV weather app, and on WFTV.com.
ZETA ZIPS THROUGH THE OHIO VALLEY
Zeta continues to weaken as it zips toward the mid-Atlantic states. The tropical system continues to weaken as it moves fast, but tropical-storm-force winds are expected from Georgia through West Virginia today. The winds will continue to cause damages to trees and down power lines producing power outages.
Rainfall of up to 2 inches is possible for some locations up north.
Zeta’s remnants are being swept away by the strong from pushing eastward which will bring a noticeable cool-down to Florida by Friday.
Visit our hurricane section: EYE ON THE TROPICS
Visite la sección en español: Temporada de huracanes
Follow our Severe Weather team on Twitter for live updates: