Tropical Disturbance 96-C May Form into Depression
By: Jamilia Epping
The Central Pacific Hurricane Center continues to monitor Tropical Disturbance 96-C.
As of 8 a.m., the disturbance was located about 670 miles southeast of Hilo. Showers and storms associated with an area of low pressure are in this area.
CPHC officials say that 96-C is organizing and is in environmental conditions conducive for development. A tropical depression may form as the system continues its slow trek towards the northwest.
Within the next 48 hours, the disturbance has an 80 percent chance of forming into a tropical cyclone.
Stick with Big Island Now as we bring you the latest on this developing weather situation.