Low pressure area no longer expected to form tropical system

A broad area of low pressure near the Yucatan Peninsula has become very disorganized in the last day and the National Hurricane Center has now dropped the chance of tropical cyclone development to 0% over the next five days.  No impacts are expected for South Texas.


A low pressure area in the southern Gulf of Mexico has become too disorganized to likely form a tropical system.

As of Friday morning, the system, which is located just north of the Yucatan Peninsula, bore a 0% chance of development in the next five days, according to the National Weather Service.

No impact to South Texas is expected.

Thursday, meteorologists predicted a 20% chance the low pressure area would form a tropical system.

Meanwhile in the Crossroads, a 20% chance for rain and storms was forecast for Friday with mostly sunny skies and a high of 94 degrees.

Mostly clear skies and a low of 72 degrees were predicted for that night.

Saturday, mostly sunny skies and a high of 95 degrees were expected with a low of 72 degrees that night.

Jon Wilcox reports on courts for the Victoria Advocate. He may be reached jwilcox@vicad.com or 361-580-6515.

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Jon covers crime, public safety and the courts at the Victoria Advocate. Born in Huntsville, Ala., he grew up in Atlanta, Ga. and obtained a bachelor's degree in journalism at Texas State University.

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