The National Hurricane Center is monitoring a new disturbance off the coast of Florida

National Hurricane Center

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is closely monitoring a new tropical disturbance that has formed off the east coast of Florida. As of this writing, the system has a low probability of development in the next 48 hours and a slightly higher probability in the next seven days.

The disturbance is currently producing disorganized showers and thunderstorms and is forecast to move northward along the coast. While no significant changes are expected in the immediate future, forecasters urge residents to remain alert and prepared.

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This disturbance is the latest system to emerge during the 2024 hurricane season, which officially began on June 1. While it is still early in the season, experts have predicted an above-average number of storms this year.

Residents of coastal areas are advised to stay informed of the latest forecasts and have hurricane preparedness plans. This includes having an emergency kit, knowing evacuation routes and securing property.

The NHC will continue to monitor the disturbance and provide updates as new information becomes available.

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