An area of low pressure over the Bay of Campeche and southern Mexico is expected to become a tropical depression late tomorrow or Friday when it moves across the western Gulf of Mexico. Heavy rains should start to affect portions of the northern Gulf Coast Friday, according to the National Hurricane Center.
Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Wed Jun 16 2021 For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: 1. Disorganized showers and thunderstorms continue over the Bay of Campeche and southern Mexico in association with a broad low pressure area. This system will move little today and tonight, and little if any development is expected during that time due to interaction with land. However, the broad disturbance should begin to move northward on Thursday, and a tropical depression is likely to form by late Thursday or on Friday when the low moves across the western Gulf of Mexico. Regardless of development, heavy rainfall will continue over portions of Central America and southern Mexico during the next several days. Heavy rains should also begin to affect portions of the northern Gulf Coast on Friday. Please consult products from your local meteorological service for more information. * Formation chance through 48 hours...high...70 percent. * Formation chance through 5 days...high...90 percent. Forecaster Pasch