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10 Tropical Depression Forms Near Yucatan, Gulf of Mexico – NBC Miami (51)

10 Tropical Depression Forms Near Yucatan, Gulf of Mexico – NBC Miami (51)

Miami, Florida – Tropical Depression 10 formed Saturday near the Yucatan Peninsula in the Gulf of Mexico, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC, for its English acronym).

According to a forecast at 5 p.m. ET on Saturday, the storm was located 65 miles northeast of Cozumel, Mexico.

The depression had maximum winds of 30 mph and was holding steady.

It is expected to become a tropical storm this Sunday.

Current notices, watches and warnings

  • A tropical storm warning has been issued for the Yucatan Peninsula, from Tulum to Rio Lagartos.
  • A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for Pinar del Rio in Cuba and the Isle of Youth.

Andrea Romero and Tyree Ynoa detail everything you need to know about hurricanes.

This is how the hurricane season goes in the Atlantic

The current Atlantic hurricane season began on June 1 and ends on November 30.

currently, Hurricane Franklin It moves north in the Atlantic Ocean, after passing through the Dominican Republic.

NOAA predicts that there will be 14 to 21 named storms, of which 6 to 11 will become hurricanes. Of these, between 2 and 5 will be most severe (Class 3 to 5).

These are the hurricanes that formed in the Atlantic Ocean and caused the most deaths in US history, according to a compilation done using NOAA data.

Eight tropical storms have formed so far this Atlantic hurricane season: Arlene, Brett, Cindy, Don, Emily, Franklin, Gert, Harold, and Franklin.

Of these, only Don and Franklin made it as far as a hurricane.