Hurricane Larry to bring heavy rain to Canada; 2 other disturbances being monitored in the Atlantic

ORLANDO, Fla. — Hurricane Larry is moving toward Canada. Meteorologists are also monitoring two other disturbances in the Atlantic. Read updates below:

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11 a.m. update

Forecasters said Larry pass well southeast of Nova Scotia today, and move over southeastern Newfoundland tonight. Maximum sustained winds are near 80 mph, with higher gusts.

Little change in strength is expected before landfall in Newfoundland.

After landfall, Larry should weaken and become an extratropical cyclone on Saturday before it merges with another low over the Labrador Sea on Sunday.

5 a.m. update

Larry

Hurricane Larry is expected to bring hurricane-force winds, dangerous storm surge and heavy rain fall to Canada on Friday.

Forecasters said the center of Larry will pass well southeast of Nova Scotia today, and move over southeastern Newfoundland tonight.

Gradual weakening is forecast during the next day or so, but Larry is expected to remain a hurricane until it passes Newfoundland.

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Larry should become an extratropical cyclone on Saturday, and is now forecast to be absorbed by a larger extratropical low near Greenland by the end of the weekend. Larry remains a large hurricane.

2 other disturbances

There are two other disturbances being monitored in the Atlantic.

The first disturbance is producing disorganized showers and thunderstorms over Honduras, the western Caribbean Sea and portions of the Yucatan peninsula, the National Hurricane Center said.

The system is forecast to move into the Bay of Campeche and merge with a pre-existing surface trough located over the southwestern Gulf of Mexico by this weekend.

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Forecasters said a tropical depression could form Sunday or Monday before the system moves onshore along the western Gulf of Mexico coast.

The system has a 60% chance of development over the next five days.

A strong tropical wave is expected to emerge off the west coast of Africa late Friday.

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A tropical depression is likely to form by early next week as the system moves over the far eastern Atlantic near the Cabo Verde Islands.

The system has a 70% chance to develop over the next five days.

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Katlyn Brieskorn, WFTV.com

Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.

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