Disturbance could become tropical depression ahead of hurricane season

National Hurricane Center gives disturbance 70% chance of development


PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – A cluster of thunderstorms east of the Bahamas in the Atlantic Ocean is organizing and has a chance of becoming the season's first tropical depression. 

The National Hurricane Center gives the disturbance a 70% chance of developing into a tropical or subtropical cyclone.

Even if this disturbance does organize, it will live a short life. A cold front will quickly absorb and kill the potential cyclone.

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It poses no threat to South Florida or the U.S., though interests in Bermuda will want to monitor this system.

The official start to the Atlantic hurricane season is June 1.

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