The first areas of concern is Tropical Storm Rene, which is located about 730 miles (1175 km) west-northwest of the Cape Verde Islands. This general motion is expected to continue through Friday, followed by a turn toward the northwest on Saturday.
Paulette's maximum sustained winds were near 65 mph with higher gusts and its tropical-storm force winds were extending up to 205 miles from the center.
A disturbance forecast to move across Florida on Friday is expected to bring heavy rain to portions of South Florida and the Keys this weekend before potentially strengthening into a tropical depression in the Gulf of Mexico, according to the National Hurricane Center.
According to the NHC, Disturbance 1 has a near 0% formation chance through the next five days and Disturbance 3 has 20%.
Where are Tropical Storms Paulette and Rene?One had a very high chance of forming in the next five days - 90%.
NHC forecasters say that this system is forecast to move westward at about 10 miles per hour, cross the Bahamas and Florida today and tonight, and move into the eastern Gulf of Mexico on Saturday.
Some slow development of this system is possible while this system moves westward and then south-westward over the northern and western Gulf of Mexico through early next week. Gradual development of this system is forecast, and a tropical depression is expected to form by this weekend or early next week while the system moves generally westward across the eastern and central tropical Atlantic.
Tropical Storm Paulette was on track for a direct hit on Bermuda as a category 1 hurricane early Monday.
The BWS said in its 11.30am update: Building southeasterly swell will develop over the weekend in advance of TS Paulette which continues to be closely monitored, along with TS Rene.. It has a medium (40 per cent) chance of formation during the next five days.