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Is that trouble brewing in the Gulf of Mexico? It's not even hurricane season yet

National Hurricane Center tracking low pressure system in the Caribbean

Meteorologists are tracking another disturbance near the Gulf of Mexico early Monday morning that will likely bring rain to Florida, according to the National Hurricane Center.
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Meteorologists are tracking another disturbance near the Gulf of Mexico early Monday morning that will likely bring rain to Florida, according to the National Hurricane Center.

With 10 days between now and the official start of hurricane season, meteorologists are eying another disturbance moving toward the Gulf of Mexico.

Though there is nearly no chance of the system developing into a cyclone during the next couple of days, it likely will bring heavy rain to Florida and Cuba, according to the National Hurricane Center.

Last week, meteorologists had their eye on a large area of showers and storms in the Gulf of Mexico.

Environmental conditions are expected to be unfavorable for the most-recent system to develop during the next few days, but forecasters gave the disturbance a 20 percent chance of development later in the week as it moves into the Gulf from the northwestern Caribbean Sea.

A rain storm made its way through South Florida on Monday, May 21, 2018. More clouds and rain continue to affect South Florida throughout the week with a possibility of flood watch warnings. ​

No matter what happens with the development of the system, heavy rains are possible over Florida, according to the special tropical weather outlook.

Hurricane season officially starts June 1.

Meanwhile, a flood warning for Broward County has been extended into Monday, according to the National Weather Service.

There’s a hurricane coming, and you have questions. How much food should you stock up? What needs to be moved out of your yard? And what room of the house is the safest? Here are five things you definitely should do if there’s a hurricane warning.

On Sunday, portions of Broward were swamped with floodwaters that stalled cars and made some streets impassable.

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