Tropical storm warnings issued for western Cuba and Bahamas

Tropical storm warnings issued for western Cuba and BahamasAt 5 p.m.,  what is potentially tropical cyclone 18 was about 415 miles from Havana, Cuba with maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour.

HAVANA, Oct. 27th National hurricane center issued Tropical storm warnings  for Western Cuba and the northwestern Bahamas.

At 5 p.m.,  what is potentially tropical cyclone 18 was about 415 miles from Havana, Cuba with maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour.

The system is expected to develop into a tropical storm tonight or Saturday.

Governor Rick Scott is asking South Florida families to monitor the weather and stay alert.

“While this is not currently a developed storm, we know how quickly weather can change and how important it is for every family to be prepared. Families in South Florida should pay attention to local weather updates and be alert for potentially heavy rain and flooding throughout the weekend,” said Gov. Scott.

The governor said they stand ready to respond to any potential impacts.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 80 miles, mainly to the south of the center.

A faster northward motion is expected to begin tonight, followed by a faster motion toward the northeast on Saturday and Sunday. On the forecast track, the system will move across western Cuba late Saturday and move through the northwestern Bahamas Saturday night and early Sunday.


* Isla de la Juventud, La Habana, Ciudad de la Habana, Matanzas, Cienfuegos, and Villa Clara
A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for…

* Northwestern Bahamas