Forecasters are keeping close watch over three weather systems, one of which has already developed into a tropical depression.
The first system, located about 105 miles east of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, is moving toward the northeast with maximum sustained winds near 35mph.
“The depression is expected to become a tropical storm by tonight and could continue to strengthen on Tuesday. The system should begin to weaken by Tuesday night and is expected to dissipate on Wednesday,” according to an 11am update.
No coastal watches or warnings are in effect.
A broad low pressure area, which was first picked up on the radar Saturday, has been delivering showers and thunderstorms over the Bay of Campeche, in the southern area of the Gulf of Mexico, the NHC stated.
It said gradual development of this disturbance is possible during the next couple of days while it meanders near the coast, and a tropical depression could form late in the week when the system moves northward into the central…