60% chance area of low pressure will develop in next 48 hours: NHC


TAMPA, Fla. — The National Hurricane Center says there's a 60% chance that an area of low pressure will develop over the next 48 hours.

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The area is currently over the central Atlantic Ocean several hundred miles east-southeast of Bermuda. According to NHC's 8 a.m. update Saturday, the system also has a 60% chance of development through the next five days.

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A subtropical depression could form Saturday night while the system moves north, NHC said. Further development is not expected after that due to "unfavorable environmental conditions," NHC said late Friday night.