The NWS National Hurricane Center is watching an area of low pressure located over the Yucatan Peninsula that's producing a large area of showers and storms. Some development of this system is possible after it moves across the northwestern Gulf of Mexico through Tuesday. An Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft is scheduled to investigate the low this afternoon, if necessary.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...medium...50 percent
* Formation chance through 5 days...medium...60 percent
We'll keep you posted as to the future of this area of low pressure! Climatologically, early in the hurricane season it's typical to see development in the Gulf of Mexico.
Jill Gilardi Fox 6 Meteorologist