Tropical Depression #3 forms in the Gulf — FIRST ALERT FORECAST

James Marshall
June 2, 2020

Hurricane season is officially here, and if 2020 wasn't already pummeling us enough, it's expected to be a busy year for storms in the Atlantic.

It is expected to strengthen and bring heavy rainfall to portions of Mexico.

Remnants of what was the Eastern Pacific's Tropical Storm Amanda have now been tagged as Tropical Depression #3.

Thereafter the risk of heavier rains and whatever comes with a tropical storm may enter or local forecast.see the KATC 10 Day forecast for the latest. That is when Colin formed.

Two named storms, Arthur and Bertha, formed ahead of the official season.

As of the 4 p.m. update, Tropical Depression Three was located near latitude 19.6 North, longitude 91.2 West.

While the odds are low, there is some lower end hurricane potential with this system with the Hurricane Center projecting a 60 miles per hour storm in the Central Gulf 5 days from now, and with another couple of days over open water thereafter.

Gradual strengthening is expected during the next couple of days and the depression is forecast to become a tropical storm tonight or Tuesday.

Mexico issued a tropical storm warning from Campeche westward to Puerto de Veracruz.

Forecasters added that 5 to 10 inches (12-25 centimeters) of rain could fall on parts of El Salvador and Honduras with possibly higher amounts in isolated areas.

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