New tropical system to affect weather this weekend?

5:34 PM, May 25, 2012   |    comments
The National Hurricane Center says storms in this area have a 70 percent chance of developing into Tropical Storm Beryl by the end of Friday. (NHS/NOAA)
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ATLANTA -- A tropical disturbance centered off the southeast Florida coast may develop into the season's second tropical storm before the end of the day Friday.

Friday morning, forecasters at the National Hurricane Center said the area of convergence between southeast Florida and the northwest Bahamas has a more than 70 percent chance of developing into Tropical Storm Beryl.

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Most of the National Weather Service forecast models show the storm system initially moving to the northeast, before turning back and making landfall over north Florida or southeast Georgia by Monday.

11Alive's Meteorologist Chris Holcomb will have full details about the possible tropical storm and its potential impact throughout the day.

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