Wild: Another Gulf hurricane could be forming

Forecasters watching several systems as hurricane names are depleted
Tropical Depression 22 expected to intensify as it heads toward Gulf Coast.
Tropical Depression 22 expected to intensify as it heads toward Gulf Coast.(National Hurricane Center)
Published: Sep. 18, 2020 at 11:30 AM CDT
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UNDATED (WTVY) -There could be another hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico this weekend, one that could bring unwelcome rains to areas impacted by another storm.

Forecasters' project the developing system will impact the southern coast of Texas on Sunday, then possibly move over Louisiana, still reeling from the impact of Hurricane Laura that made landfall last month.

The Gulf system will likely become a tropical storm Friday, but forecasters are not sure if it will intensify to hurricane status with winds reaching 74 miles-per-hour.

Meanwhile, in the Atlantic Ocean, Hurricane Teddy could impact Bermuda before moving north toward New England states and Canada.

Another Atlantic storm reached tropical storm status Friday and has been named Wilfred, the only name remaining on the 2020 list.

Several other systems are also being watched in what has become one of the most active hurricane systems on record.

Because all names have been taken, future storms will be named for the Greek alphabet with the Gulf system becoming Alpha.

Initial forecasts do not indicate it will bring significant effects to Alabama, struck this week by Hurricane Sally.

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