Tropics remain active - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Tropics remain active

Ida forms in the Caribbean. Ida forms in the Caribbean.

By Jeff Jumper - bio | email

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The recent formation of Tropical Storm Ida proves that the tropics still have some energy left in them this late in the 2009 Hurricane Season.

This tropical system formed in the southern Caribbean and will bring heavy rains for parts of Central America.

Hurricane season runs through November 30, and tropical systems have the capability to form even beyond then - with the right conditions.

Make sure you check out the 7Stormteam Hurricane Center for the latest tracks and satellite views by clicking the link to your right.

You can read about Tropical Storm Ida by following the link to the 7Stormteam Weather Blog located on the Hurricane Center page.

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