Rebirth of TD 5?

By Nick Ortego

(WDAM)- The remnants of Tropical Depression 5 managed to bring rain to the Pine Belt the past few days, but we may be seeing a lot more from this system.  The core of the low pressure system slowly worked its way eastward from Louisiana to South Georgia and looks like it may emerge back into the northern Gulf of Mexico into favorable conditions for redevelopment.  The National Hurricane Center is keeping a close eye on this possibility, and gives these remnants a 20% 30% 50% chance for redevelopment.

Currently the center appears to be located over southwestern Georgia and there is a lot of heavy rain in the northern gulf.  Two reliable models, the GFS and the HWRF predict that the low will move into  the Gulf of Mexico and reform by Tuesday.  After that, the storm is predicted to make a trip back toward southeast Louisiana.  Our in house RPM model, also known as FutureCast, paints a similar scenario.

I should note that none of this is for certain.  However, because of the proximity of the potential storm to the Pine Belt, I want to make you aware of all possibilities.

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