several days, and a tropical depression is likely toform by late Wednesday or Thursday while the system moves westward across the northern Gulf of Mexico. An Air Force Reserve Unitreconnaissance aircraft is scheduled to investigate the low onWednesday, if necessary. This disturbance has the potential toproduce heavy rainfall from the Upper Texas Coast to the FloridaPanhandle during the next several days. In addition, this systemcould produce wind and storm surge impacts later this week or this weekend from Louisiana to the Upper Texas coast, and interests alongthe Gulf Coast should continue to monitor its progress. For moreinformation, please see products issued by your local weatherforecast office and the NOAA Weather Prediction Center.á Formation chance through 48 hours…high…70 percent.á Formation chance through 5 A broad low pressure area has emerged over Apalachee Bay in thenortheastern Gulf of Mexico. Environmental conditions are expectedto be conducive for tropical cyclone formation and developmentover the next several days, and a tropical depression is likely toform by late Wednesday or Thursday while the system moves westwardacross the northern Gulf of Mexico. An Air Force Reserve Unit reconnaissance aircraft is scheduled to investigate the low onWednesday, if necessary. This disturbance has the potential toproduce heavy rainfall from the Upper Texas Coast to the FloridaPanhandle during the next several days. In addition, this systemcould produce wind and storm surge impacts later this week or this weekend from Louisiana to the Upper Texas coast, and interests alongthe Gulf Coast should continue to monitor its progress. For moreinformation, please see products issued by your local weatherforecast office and the NOAA Weather Prediction Center.á Formation chance through 48 hours…high…70 percent.á Formation chance A broad low pressure area has emerged over Apalachee Bay in the 3 TOMORROW MORNING THE GOVERNOR