Get your coats and rain boots ready before it’s too late.

Tropical Depression Nine was 170 miles off the coast of Key West, Florida as of 11 a.m. Monday morning. The storm is currently traveling west at 7 MPH, forecasters say.


Winds for tropical storms are described as those ranging between 39-73 MPH.


No tropical warnings or watches have yet been issued, but the depression is expected to bring inches of rain to parts of the Caribbean.


The storm is projected to move more west throughout the Gulf of Mexico through Wednesday morning and then start to curve back right towards central Florida Wednesday night, according to the National Hurricane Center.

If Tropical Depression Nine comes this way, it’s projected that it will cross over central Florida Thursday during the day and throughout the night.

UCF has been monitoring the tropical system and has since released tips on how students should prepare for severe weather.

For storm information specifics, Floridians should visit the National Hurricane Center.