Tropical depression odds of formation increase to 100 percent as the system targets Louisiana

in Misc. News & Events


Meteorologists are saying with full confidence that the area of low pressure in the Gulf of Mexo will become a tropical depression sometime Friday morning, according to the National Hurricane Center’s 10 a.m. update.

The system is showing better signs of visibilty and is expected to become a tropical cyclone soon, the NHC said.

The system has a 100 percent chance of becoming a tropical depression in the next two to five days, but meteorologists expect the depression to form sometime on Friday, said NHC senior hurricane specialist Jack Beven.