Tracking the Tropics: Tropical Depression Nine forms in the Caribbean; Florida in the cone

Tracking the Tropics: Tropical Depression Nine forms in the Caribbean; Florida in the cone

Tropical Depression Nine formed in the Caribbean on Friday with a path that could bring it to Florida next week as Hurricane Hermine. In its 5 a.m. update, the National Hurricane Center said the storm is moving west-northwest at 13 mph. Experts expect it will move more westward over the next day or so before turning back west-northwest and then northwest over the weekend. “The system already possessed a well-defined circulation for the last 12 to 18 hours, but it …