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Tropical Storm Amanda has formed, remnants could redevelop in the Bay of Campeche

Computer models show a northerly track once in the Gulf of Mexico.

HOUSTON — Tropical Storm Amanda formed early Sunday morning in the Eastern Pacific. As it moves inland over southern Guatemala, it is forecast to weaken to a remnant low or even dissipate. Amanda will still bring life-threatening flash flooding for parts of Central America and Mexico before remnants move into the Bay of Campeche. 

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We have to watch this system very closely because conditions are conducive for redevelopment once in the Gulf of Mexico towards the middle of next week. There is currently a 40% chance of tropical redevelopment in the next 48 hours and a 50% chance in the next 5 days. 

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Nearly every model brings this system northwards towards the Texas or Louisiana coasts but that's all I can say. The development of this system is way too far out and there are too many questions unanswered at this time.

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