Satellites have picked up an area of low pressure near the south east coast Florida, which has a 60 percent chance of forming into a tropical depression over the next five days.
According to the National Hurricane Center, the system is producing a large area of disorganized cloudiness and showers. The system is forecast to move closer or over Florida later today, bringing with it heavy rains.
While making landfall should limit development over the next day so, environmental conditions appear conducive once the system moves back over the Atlantic waters. A tropical depression could form back over the weekend or early next week.
The system has a 30 percent chance of forming over the next two days. At the same time, advisories on Tropical Depression Chantal has been issued for Cape Race, Newfoundland.