MIAMI - The official start of the 2019 hurricane season is June 1, but forecasters at the National Hurricane Center said a potential tropical storm could form this weekend or early next week, the Sun-Sentinel reported.
The Hurricane Center said an area of low pressure is expected to form several hundred miles south of Bermuda and gave it a 30% chance of becoming a tropical storm over the next five days.
Forecasters said if a tropical cyclone forms, it is expected to move north or northwest.
The National Hurricane Center said an area of low pressure had q 30% chance of developing into a tropical storm.
If the storm’s wind speed reaches 39 mph, it will be named Tropical Storm Andrea.
Hurricane season runs through Nov. 30.
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