Tropical Disturbance Update and Sebastian Weather

There are two tropical waves in the Atlantic.
There are two tropical waves in the Atlantic.

Two tropical disturbances in the Atlantic could have an impact on our weather here in Sebastian in the coming week.

There is a tropical wave near the Bahamas that is slowly steering away from us as it moves north. We will get some rain from this disturbance, but not enough to cancel weekend plans at this time.

A second tropical wave has growing concerns as it moves west at 15 mph in the Atlantic. There is no threat to Florida or Sebastian at this time, but forecasters are monitoring the disturbance.

“A tropical depression could form by early next week several hundred miles east of the Lesser Antilles,” the National Weather Service said.

The chance of a tropical depression forming during the next five days is 50 percent.

As of today, there is every indication that this tropical wave will continue its track to the west. We will monitor the disturbance and publish updates as they become available.

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Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland. When he was age 9, his parents moved to Jupiter, Florida. Andy spent several years at various radio & television stations in Florida such as WLIZ, WFLX-FOX 29, WIRK, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and WJNO to name a few. In 1994, Andy made a career change to computer programming and worked for several technology companies (two are Fortune 500) in Atlanta, Georgia. However, Andy returned to Florida and settled in the small town of Sebastian in 2002. In 2005, he returned to the broadcasting news sector and eventually joined our news team in 2016 as editor in chief. Andy's family has lived in Sebastian for more than 45 years.