New tropical storm could strike US Gulf Coast as a hurricane this weekend

The system, formerly a tropical depression, strengthened into a tropical storm near the coast of Nicaragua this morning.
0:26 | 10/05/17

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If you can believe it a new tropical depression is brewing over Central America and it's on track to make landfall in the US on Sunday. Forecasters say the system is set to pass over Nicaragua Honduras later today. Bringing potentially life threatening flash floods and mudslides. Then it's expected to move into the Gulf of Mexico by Friday the current models show it making landfall somewhere between mobile and Tallahassee on Sunday morning. As a weak category one her.

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