Tropical Depression 13 forms, expected to become Julia by weekend

We officially have Tropical Depression 13, Channel 9 certified chief meteorologist Tom Terry said.


The storm is near Curacao and moving west.

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The storm is expected to organize, resulting in a named storm, Julia, before the weekend, Terry said.

The system is not coming to Central Florida due to a high pressure blocking its move north, Terry said. Instead, the storm will keep moving west through Central America.

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