Low-pressure area near Florida shows flare-up activity as chance of development remains low

ORLANDO, Fla. — Channel 9 meteorologists are monitoring an area of low pressure off the coast of Florida.


The large area of rain has a 10% chance of developing over the next few days.

It raises a slight concern because any time you get a low-pressure area like this over warm water, like the Gulf Stream, it could show tropical development.

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Areas like this could spin up quickly into a tropical depression or tropical storm.

The window for development is very small, but the rain area is nearly as large as Florida.

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Satellite data also shows a flare-up in the area Thursday morning, which is causing more attrition from storm trackers.

The extra activity off the coast is drawing more rain into our area over the next few days.

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There are currently no other tropical disturbances being monitored in the Atlantic.

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