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Tracking the Tropics: Potential Tropical Cyclone Two forms, 2 other areas being monitored

Potential Tropical Cyclone Two forms, prompting watches and warnings
Potential Tropical Cyclone Two forms, prompting watches and warnings 01:23

MIAMI – It is getting active in the tropics with three areas that are being tracked for possible development.

Invest 94-L is now Potential Tropical Cyclone Two and it is approaching the southern Windward Islands with a high chance of formation.

The 8 p.m. advisory track for Potential Tropical Cyclone Two. CBS News Miami

Trinidad and Tobago and Grenada are under a Tropical Storm Warning.

Potential Tropical Cyclone Two is expected to reach the Windward Islands by Tuesday night, and then continue on a westward track across the southern Caribbean Sea Wednesday through Friday.

There is a good chance that this potential tropical cyclone could become Tropical Storm Bonnie prior to reaching the Windward Islands.

The spaghetti models for Potential Tropical Cyclone Two. CBS News Miami

CBS4 Meteorologist Dave Warren said the models are in "pretty good agreement that it will take this general track and continue to move to the west."

NOAA Hurricane Hunter aircraft investigated the tropical wave Monday afternoon. 

"They haven't found it organized well, at all yet, but they did find some tropical storm force winds just to the north of that," explained Warren.

NOAA Hurricane Hunters checking out the two tropical systems in the Atlantic. CBS News Miami

Potential Tropical Cyclone Two is expected to impact the Windward Islands and the northern Venezuelan coast with locally heavy rain on Tuesday night and Wednesday.

Moving on the next tropical wave that is located in the far eastern Atlantic, near the Cabo Verde Islands. This area is producing disorganized showers and thunderstorms and has a low chance to develop. However, a higher chance for gradual development is expected late week and into the weekend as it tracks westward across the Atlantic.

IR satellite focused on the second system. CBS News Miami

The third area to watch this week is very disorganized and located in the north-central Gulf of Mexico. This is an area of showers and storms associated with a trough of low-pressure. Any development with this disturbance will be slow while it moves west-southwestward and approaches the southern Texan coast and Mexico during the next few days.

The IR satellite look of the third system. CBS News Miami

Stay tuned to CBS News Miami and on for the latest on the tropics.

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