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Tropical Depression 26?

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Has Tropical Depression Twenty-six formed in the southwestern Caribbean? The Naval Research Lab has started labeling their satellite shots to indicate this.

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Meanwhile it still seems really cold across a lot of the country (at least for October). Check out that cold air over the Southeast. See how big a temperature difference there is between the air and ground in the IR satellite?

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As of 11:00pm EDT, NHC has begun issuing advisories on Tropical Depression Twenty-Six. This had been previously forecast and comes as a surprise to none. TD 26 is forecast to become Tropical Storm Beta before it makes landfall over Central America.