National Hurricane Monitors Tropical Depression Near Jamaica, Projected Hurricane by Wednesday
By Space Coast Daily // October 4, 2020
Projected to be a category 1 hurricane by Wednesday morning
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – National Hurricane Center is keeping a close eye on a tropical depression that has formed located south of Jamaica on Sunday.
The system is currently moving to the west-northwest at 10 mph.
There is no threat to Brevard County or Florida at this time.
The government of the Cayman Islands has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for the Cayman Islands, including Little Cayman and Cayman Brac.
The government of Cuba has issued a Hurricane Watch for the Isle of Youth and the Cuba provinces of Pinar del Rio and Artemisa. A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for the Cuban province of La Habana.
According to the National Hurricane Center, the tropical depression is forecasted to pass near or just southwest of Jamaica
tonight and early Monday, move near or over the Cayman Islands Monday night, and approach the Isle of Youth and western Cuba
Tuesday afternoon or evening.
The system is forecast to move into the southeastern Gulf of Mexico Tuesday night or early Wednesday where it is expected to become a category 1 hurricane.
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