Sep 12, 2013 5:24 PM by Daniel Phillips

Tropical Depression 10 Forms in the Bay of Campeche

As expected we have our next tropical system in the Bay of Campeche, and as expected it poses no apparent threat to Acadiana. 

Tropical Depression 10 became official Thursday afternoon and will likely become Tropical Storm Ingrid before the week is out. Winds are currently sustained at 35 mph, with gusts up to 45 mph. Movement of the storm is slow at 5 mph to the west.

As TD 10 meanders in the Bay of Campeche, intensification to a tropical storm will likely take place early Friday, before slowly pushing to the north west. Landfall is anticipated to be along the Mexican coast line early next week.

While this system poses no direct threat to south Louisiana that area seems to be the hotspot for formation this year, so close attention will be paid to disturbances that flair up there.

Back closer to home the weather remains quiet for Thursday night and the majority of Friday. Friday late evening a weak frontal boundary will push through which could spark some showers that linger into Saturday morning.

Many of you will be wanting to tailgate the Ragin Cajun home opener this weekend, and although an umbrella is always handy, shower activity will be isolated and short lived.



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