Forecasters say a system in the western Caribbean has a 60 percent chance of strengthening to a tropical cyclone over the next five days. The storm could raise the risk of flooding or beach erosion from heavy winds like winds kicked up by Tropical Storm Debby, pictured here, on Fort Walton Beach in 2012.
Forecasters say a system in the western Caribbean has a 60 percent chance of strengthening to a tropical cyclone over the next five days. The storm could raise the risk of flooding or beach erosion from heavy winds like winds kicked up by Tropical Storm Debby, pictured here, on Fort Walton Beach in 2012. Devon Ravine AP
Forecasters say a system in the western Caribbean has a 60 percent chance of strengthening to a tropical cyclone over the next five days. The storm could raise the risk of flooding or beach erosion from heavy winds like winds kicked up by Tropical Storm Debby, pictured here, on Fort Walton Beach in 2012. Devon Ravine AP

System in Gulf of Mexico likely to strengthen, dump heavy rain on Florida

June 03, 2016 1:22 PM