Late season tropical wave strengthening near Lesser Antilles

Tropical wave moving closer to Sebastian and Vero Beach Florida

Tropical wave moving closer to Sebastian and Vero Beach Florida

The 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season doesn't end until November 30, and there's one more system out there that National Hurricane Center forecasters say could turn into a tropical depression or tropical storm in the coming days.

Conditions are forecast to become a little more conducive for formation by Tuesday, Stewart stated.

This disturbance has been battling strong upper-level winds for the past couple days, but it'll be moving northwestward into a better environment this week and the National Hurricane Center has a 70% of development over the next five days.

If it further intensifies into a named storm, it would be called Patty.

If it does strengthen, the storm could then move westward toward Puerto Rico and the Bahamas before turning north. Chances of ran range from 20 to 40 percent much of the week.

The Carolinas are still recovering and tallying the damage from hurricanes Florence and Michael, which between the two brought flooding from the coast to the mountains.

The Weather Channel notes that on average, one named storm and one hurricane form in the Atlantic basin during the month of November, and tropical depression and storm formation is most likely in November near the Lesser Antilles, in the Caribbean Sea or sometimes in the central Atlantic Ocean.

"Your chances, in the US, of getting a land-falling hurricane in November are only about 1 percent", Knabb said during the network's tropical weather segment.

Alberto formed before the season's official beginning on June 1, making it the fourth year in a row with a storm before the season's official start on June 1.

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