According to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, a tropical system is developing in the Gulf of Mexico with a high probability of impacting southwest Georgia this weekend. Here are a few key points:
Tropical Depression 16 has formed across the Southwestern Caribbean Sea.
The depression is expected to become better organized and become a tropical storm on Thursday.
There is potential for strengthening over the next 4 days as the system moves generally north toward the Gulf of Mexico.
There is potential for strong winds and storm surge with this system, though it’s too early for precise impacts.