Latest track, models: Tropical disturbance likely to become Tropical Storm Humberto

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Potential tropical cyclone nine is still churning away in the Atlantic. As of 11 a.m. the area of low pressure has maximum sustained winds up to 30 mph.

If the storm starts packing a bigger punch with 39 mph sustained winds it would become a tropical depression or Tropical Storm Humberto. Environmental conditions are favorable (80%) for a tropical depression or tropical storm to form later Friday or Saturday morning, according to the National Hurricane Center.

The current track has the area of low pressure developing into a tropical storm by Saturday morning and dropping rainfall and possible tropical storm-force winds on the northeastern Bahamas Friday and Saturday.