Tropical Depression 9 forms in the Atlantic Ocean

Tropical Depression 9 forms in the Atlantic Ocean
Friday, Sept. 13, 5 p.m. (Source: WTOC)

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - The 5 p.m. advisory from the National Hurricane Center states that Tropical Depression 9 has officially formed in the Atlantic Ocean.

It currently has winds of 30 miles per hour.

The disorganized area of showers and storms is moving northwest through the Bahamas and approaches Florida on Saturday.

The system is forecast to remain relatively “weak” and disorganized through the weekend – depending on the system’s exact track. Locally, isolated showers and an increasing risk of rip currents sets-in Saturday. A greater chance of rain, and breezier winds, are likely Sunday and Monday.

The WTOC Weather Team will continue to provide updates and refine the weekend forecast on TV, at wtoc.com, and in the WTOC Weather App.

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