Tropical Depression No. 8 Expected To Become Tropical Storm

The system had sustained winds of 35 miles per hour with gusts up to 46 miles per hour late Saturday night.

The environment around this storm is improving, with less wind shear and dry air, but these still not ideal conditions should keep Tropical Depression Eight from getting too strong.

After a brief break in the rain for most of Acadiana on Sunday widespread scattered showers and storms will return Monday and Tuesday afternoon.

A tropical wave that has just moved off the coast of Africa has a 20 percent chance of becoming a tropical depression over the next five days as it moves westward.

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When it does, it will be given the name Gert.

A tropical depression formed off the coast of the Bahamas has a relatively low chance of impacting Central Florida, according to the National Weather Service in Melbourne.

The biggest effects will be increased surf and rip current along the US Eastern Seaboard. "Slow strengthening is forecast during the next day or two".

The storm is expected to continue to track to the north-northwest today - and toward the U.S. East Coast.

  • Megan Austin