Tropical Depression 5 develops in the Atlantic Ocean | 10Weather WTSP

The National Hurricane Center gives it a 70 percent chance of development over the next five days.

Tropical Depression Five has developed far out in the Atlantic Ocean, and it bears watching in the coming days.

Strap in for a wet weekend, thanks to a tropical disturbance heading toward South Florida from the Bahamas.

Sebastian can expect cloudy skies and some rain from this storm system as it moves north in the Atlantic.

Formation chance through 48 hours.low.10 percent.

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It's moving generally westward at about 15 miles per hour and slow development is possible.

There are no watches or warnings in effect as of Saturday morning. The good news here is that this storm would be many, many days away from having any impact on land. The rain chance from this storm has decreased since Friday.

If the system continues to develop and reaches tropical storm status, it would be our 4th named storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, named 'Dorian'.

Regardless of development, heavy rains are possible over the northwestern Bahamas and the southern and central Florida peninsula through the weekend.

Once the system moves off the east-central coast of Florida, however, environmental conditions work in its favor. High temps will be in the upper 80s.

  • Douglas Reid