A tropical depression formed Monday in the central Atlantic Ocean and is moving toward the Caribbean Sea, according to the National Hurricane Center. It is not expected to threaten Florida or the rest of the United States.
As of 4:45 p.m. EDT, the center of the depression was 1,205 miles east of the Lesser Antilles. With maximum sustained winds of 35 mph, it was moving west at 16 mph.
There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect, but interests in the Lesser Antilles were advised to monitor the progress of the system.
Little change is strength is forecast during the next two days, "and the depression is expected to weaken to a remnant low by Thursday," the Hurricane Center said.