TD25 Forms In Western Caribbean

The 25th tropical depression has formed in the western Caribbean Sea, the National Hurricane Center announced Friday morning.

The depression is bringing the possibility of four to eight inches of rain to parts of the Yucatan Peninsula and western Cuba, with some localized amounts up to 12 inches possible. The NHC also warns of a separate areas of "significant" rain to Campeche, Tabasco and northern Chiapas, where amounts of eight to 12 inches are possible, with isolated amounts of to 20 inches possible.

Forecasters add life-threatening mud slides and flash flooding are also possible.

The first five-day track shows the depression reaching tropical storm strength over the weekend, and then moving westward, drifting over the Bay of Campeche over next week.

The next name to be used is the Greek letter Gamma.

The National Hurricane Center also continues to watch a tropical wave moving over the eastern Caribbean that's forecast to move into the same area that is fueling TD 25's development.

"Environmental conditions are expected to become a little more conducive for development, and a tropical depression could form next week while the system moves westward or west-northwestward at about 15 mph across the central and western Caribbean Sea.," read a tropical weather outlook.

The hurricane season ends November 30.

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