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Tropical development likely in Caribbean

Invest 90-L becoming better organized Sunday. Could become Franklin soon. Invest 90-L becoming better organized Sunday. Could become Franklin soon.
Invest 99-L not as well organized in eastern Atlantic Sunday. Invest 99-L not as well organized in eastern Atlantic Sunday.
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We are getting deeper into the heart of hurricane season and there are a couple areas of interest showing signs of tropical development. 

Caribbean/southwest Gulf of Mexico
The first wave, labeled 90-L, is currently over  the central Caribbean Sea. As of  Sunday morning, it was showing signs of better organization. As it tracks west towards the Yucatan Peninsula, environmental conditions will be favorable for this wave to develop into a tropical depression or tropical storm over the next 2-5 days.  

Where is it going?
90-L will track across the Yucatan Peninsula and end up in the Bay of Campeche around Wednesday. From there, it looks like it will continue tracking westward into Mexico. 

Atlantic
The second wave, labeled 99-L  is currently about 2000 miles east of Puerto Rico. As of  Sunday morning, it was showing signs of organization with thunderstorms developing around the broad area of low pressure. Environmental conditions are favorable for development over the next 2-5 days. However, dry air may keep it from organizing rapidly.

Where is it going?
Latest data trends suggest 99-L will continue tracking west towards the Lesser Antilles. There is some indication that high pressure north of 99-L will help guide it further west, perhaps close to Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic by the middle of the week. 

The next names on the list are Franklin and Gert.

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