NASA: Tropical Storm Could Be Reborn

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 (UPI) — A tropical depression over Louisiana and Mississippi has moved back into the Gulf of Mexico where warm waters could turn it back into a storm, officials say.

Tropical Depression 5′s remnant low was located Monday over the northeastern Gulf of Mexico about 60 miles southwest of Panama City, Fla., NASA reported.

NASA’s Aqua satellite recorded some strong convection and thunderstorms in the southern side of circulation, officials said.

“Environmental conditions are forecast to be conducive for some development of this system as it moves generally westward and then west-northwestward over the northern Gulf of Mexico during the next day or so,” the National Hurricane Center said.

Its remaining low-pressure area has a 60 percent chance of being reborn into a full Tropical Depression again, forecasters say.

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