TD 9 forecast calls for major hurricane for Florida; Fiona aims colossal blow at Canada

TD 9 forecast calls for major hurricane for Florida; Fiona aims colossal blow at Canada

Eight days after leaving the coast of Africa, the tropical wave designated 98L finally developed, becoming Tropical Depression Nine (TD 9) in the southeastern Caribbean at 5 a.m. EDT Friday. While TD 9 was experiencing hostile wind shear that was limiting it on Friday afternoon, it is expected to rapidly intensify into a hurricane this weekend, and will affect Jamaica, the Cayman Islands, Cuba, and Florida over the next five days. Satellite imagery and Curacao radar on Friday afternoon showed …