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Tropical Wave And Tropical Depression #6 Update

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Tropical Depression # 6 has formed late Friday afternoon.  At 5 pm Friday, TD # 6 was located near 13.8 North, 24.7 West, and was moving west at 15 miles per hour.  Maximum sustained winds were 35 miles per hour.  Some strengthening is expected as the system remains in the open Atlantic.

(Image: Courtesy The Weather Channel)
The wave that will bring us rain on Labor Day has a low chance of developing during the next 5 days.  We’ll continue to keep an eye on that one.
Donna Thomas has studied hurricanes for two decades. She holds a PhD in history when her experience with Hurricane Andrew ultimately led her to earn a degree in broadcast meteorology from Mississippi State University. Donna spent 15 years at WFOR-TV (CBS4 in Miami-Fort Lauderdale), where she worked as a weather producer with hurricane experts Bryan Norcross and David Bernard. She also produced hurricane specials and weather-related features and news coverage, as well as serving as pool TV producer at the National Hurricane Center during the 2004 and 2005 seasons. Donna also served as a researcher on NOAA's Atlantic Hurricane Database Reanalysis Project. Donna specializes in Florida's hurricane history.