A tropical disturbance formed off the eastern coast of Florida overnight.
The trough of low pressure, which has less than a 10-percent chance of further development during the next five days, will bring heavy rainfall to portions of the state over the next day or so.
The Tampa Bay area should see minimal effects from the system . Temperatures will range from the mid-70s to mid-80s through Thursday. The forecast currently calls for an increased chance of rain Wednesday night.
The system is expected to begin shifting to the north of the Bahamas today.
In the mid-Atlantic, forecasters are keeping an eye on a system developing east of Bermuda. Meteorologists from the National Weather Service expect the disturbance to metastasize into a storm later today.
The storm has a 40-percent chance of developing into a cyclone in the next 48 hours.
2019 Tampa Bay Times Hurricane Guide
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