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Tropical system developing in the gulf, New Orleans impact not expected

Tropical system developing in the gulf, New Orleans impact not expected

There's also a chance that it could become a tropical depression over the next few days, which of course, would be a bit early for the official Atlantic hurricane season that begins on June 1.

This ridge is now centered over eastern Arkansas and western Tennessee but will begin to split as a mid-to-upper level closed low moves from the eastern Gulf of Mexico and into the Southeast early next week. Rain chances are about 20-30 percent each day with highs around 90 degrees.

We will continue to keep you updated on-air and online on this developing system. We will have lots of sunshine to start off, with more clouds in the afternoon.

Formation chance through 5 days - 40 percent.

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Regardless of getting a name or not, the main impact will be heavy rainfall at times this week, and for the most part, we could use the rain. In the meantime, get used to the wet (or at the least, muggy) weather!

Latest rainfall forecast chart shows more than 7 inches of rain could fall along the east coast of Florida this week.

Tropical disturbances in May are not uncommon.

And while the storm is not expected to develop, it still will likely continue to drench South Florida over the next week and possibly into the coming weekend.