TRACKING THE TROPICS: Florida Keys remain under tropical storm watch as T.S. Laura moves west – WPBF West Palm Beach

CLOSE TO THE SAME TIME. HERE IS THE LATEST ADVISORY, WE HAVE TROPICAL STORM LAURA OVERWATER, SLIGHTLY OVER THE ISLANDS, THE PATH DOES REMAIN VERY MUCH THE SAME, OVER CUBA, OVER THAT TERRAIN, SO THAT IS ONE OF THOSE OBSTACLES IN THE WAY, SO IF THIS DOES CONTINUE TO HOLD TOGETHER, WE ARE LOOKING AT THIS OVER CENTRAL CUBA BY 2:00 MONDAY, PUTTING THAT SOUTHWEST OF US, 300 MILES TO THE SOUTHWEST. THEN IT OPENS — ENTERS INTO THAT OPEN WATER, THAT IS WHERE IT COULD STRENGTHEN INTO A HURRICANE AS IT COULD LAND ANYWHERE BETWEEN TEXAS, LOUISIANA, ALL THE WAY TOWARDS THE WESTERN PANHANDLE OF FLORIDA AS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE. HERE IS THE LATEST ON THE NEXT STORM THAT COULD BECOME A HURRICANE EVEN SOONER, AS OF LATE SUNDAY, WE HAVE MARCO, THIS WILL CONTINUE ON THE SAME PATH. IT TRACKS SLIGHTLY SLALOM ARE — TRACKS SLIGHTLY SMALLER.

TRACKING THE TROPICS: Florida Keys remain under tropical storm watch as T.S. Laura moves west

As of 8 p.m., Tropical Storm Laura is about 85 miles east-southeast of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, moving west at 18 mph with maximum sustained winds of 50 mph.

As of 8 p.m., Tropical Storm Laura is about 85 miles east-southeast of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, moving west at 18 mph with maximum sustained winds of 50 mph.On the forecast track, the center of Laura will move across Hispaniola tonight and early Sunday, near or over Cuba Sunday and Monday, and into the southeastern Gulf of Mexico Monday night and Tuesday.The government of Cuba has issued a Tropical Storm Watch for the following provinces: Ciego De Avila, Sancti Spiritus, Villa Clara, Cienfuegos, Matanzas, Mayabeque, La Habana, Artemisa, and Pinar Del Rio.A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Puerto Rico, Vieques and Culebra, U.S. Virgin Islands, the northern coast of the Dominican Republic from Cabo Engano tot he border with Haiti, the southern coast of the Dominican Republic from Cabo Engano to Punta Palenque, the northern coast of Haiti from Le Mole St. Nicholas to the border with the Dominican Republic, the southeastern Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands, Cuban provinces of Camaguey, Las Tunas, Holguin, Guantanamo,Santiago de Cuba, and Granma.A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for the central Bahamas, Andros Island, Florida Keys from Ocean Reef to Key West and the Dry Tortugas, Florida Bay, Cuban provinces of Ciego De Avila, Sancti Spiritus, Villa Clara, Cienfuegos, Matanzas, Mayabeque, La Habana, Artemisa, and Pinar Del Rio. It should be noted that the Cuban province of Pinar Del Rio is still under a Tropical Storm Warning for Marco. A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area.A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch area, generally within 48 hours.For storm information specific to your area in the United States, including possible inland watches and warnings, please monitor products issued by your local National Weather Service forecast office. For storm information specific to your area outside of the United States, please monitor products issued by your national meteorological service.For the WPBF 25 First Warning Radar, click here.

As of 8 p.m., Tropical Storm Laura is about 85 miles east-southeast of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, moving west at 18 mph with maximum sustained winds of 50 mph.

On the forecast track, the center of Laura will move across Hispaniola tonight and early Sunday, near or over Cuba Sunday and Monday, and into the southeastern Gulf of Mexico Monday night and Tuesday.

The government of Cuba has issued a Tropical Storm Watch for the following provinces: Ciego De Avila, Sancti Spiritus, Villa Clara, Cienfuegos, Matanzas, Mayabeque, La Habana, Artemisa, and Pinar Del Rio.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Puerto Rico, Vieques and Culebra, U.S. Virgin Islands, the northern coast of the Dominican Republic from Cabo Engano tot he border with Haiti, the southern coast of the Dominican Republic from Cabo Engano to Punta Palenque, the northern coast of Haiti from Le Mole St. Nicholas to the border with the Dominican Republic, the southeastern Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands, Cuban provinces of Camaguey, Las Tunas, Holguin, Guantanamo,Santiago de Cuba, and Granma.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for the central Bahamas, Andros Island, Florida Keys from Ocean Reef to Key West and the Dry Tortugas, Florida Bay, Cuban provinces of Ciego De Avila, Sancti Spiritus, Villa Clara, Cienfuegos, Matanzas, Mayabeque, La Habana, Artemisa, and Pinar Del Rio.

It should be noted that the Cuban province of Pinar Del Rio is still under a Tropical Storm Warning for Marco.

A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area.A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch area, generally within 48 hours.

For storm information specific to your area in the United States, including possible inland watches and warnings, please monitor products issued by your local National Weather Service forecast office. For storm information specific to your area outside of the United States, please monitor products issued by your national meteorological service.

For the WPBF 25 First Warning Radar, click here.