GULF WATCH: Chances for tropical disturbance to develop back up to 70%

Environment Canada has put out a special weather statement for Toronto calling for heavy rainfall Monday morning

Environment Canada has put out a special weather statement for Toronto calling for heavy rainfall Monday morning

KENS 5 Meteorologist Paul Mireles says the tropical system should make landfall somewhere between Corpus Christi and Brownsville on Friday.

According to the NWS, there's now a 60 percent chance for the disturbance in the Gulf to develop into a tropical cyclone affecting our area this Friday through Sunday.

The system is expected to bring the threat of flooding to already saturated grounds along the Texas coast.

"Regardless of development, heavy rainfall and gusty winds are expected across portions of northeastern Mexico, Texas, and Louisiana late this week", stated the NHC early Thursday.

'Monster' Hurricane Florence Barrels Toward the Carolinas
Florence is expected to bring tropical storm conditions to North Carolina and SC on Thursday and hurricane conditions on Friday . The Category 4 storm is likely to produce "catastrophic" flooding in the eastern Carolinas, as well as destructive winds.

When it comes to the tropics, most are talking about Hurricane Florence as it approaches the eastern United States, but there's an area in the Gulf that we have our eyes on in the First Alert Central Texas Weather Center.

Flash flooding is a concern as far inland as San Antonio as the disturbance moves ashore.

Gameday Impacts: Saturday rain chances still need to be fine tuned, but it wouldn't hurt to be prepared for rain once again, especially in the afternoon. It's still a very risky storm that is expected to plow into the Carolinas early Saturday.

If Invest 95L becomes a tropical storm or hurricane, the next name on the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane names list is Tropical Storm Joyce or Hurricane Joyce.

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