Tropical Storm Alex Could Form
It's expected to cause significant flooding in Florida
Tropical storm warnings were issued early Friday for, Cuba and the Bahamas as a system that battered Mexico moves through the Gulf of Mexico, bringing threats of heavy rain and wind for the weekend.
The National Hurricane Center in Miami said the The center said the storm could produce coastal flooding of 1-3 feet above normally dry ground along parts of the southwestern coast of Florida and the Florida Keys.in the Pacific Ocean will be known as Alex in the Atlantic Ocean basin.
Because of potential significant flooding from the tropical disturbance, several South Florida cities are distributing sandbags to their residents on Friday,.
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