As of the 11 PM advisory, the remnants of Fred have reemerged over open waters again, north of Cuba.
Over the next 48 hours, this wave is expected to regain some organization as it moves north over the open waters of the Gulf, 300 miles west of SWFL. From there it is forecast to strengthen back into a tropical depression and eventually a storm as it approaches the northern Gulf Coast.
For SWFL, the track of Fred will be far enough west to keep impacts at a minimum.
Dangerous rip currents and a marginal tornado threat will be the biggest threats, although some isolated flooding cannot...