DISCUSSION: During the course of the last 24 to 48 hours, there have been some critical dynamical adjustments occurring in association with Tropical Storm Franklin. After recently having made its first landfall over in the far eastern sections of the Yucatan Peninsula located in eastern Mexico, the circulation of what then became Tropical Depression Franklin has now moved back over the eastern Bay of Campeche as of earlier this evening. As a result of the circulation of Franklin having now moved back over the warmer open waters of the Bay of Campeche, it has now regained tropical storm strength. Furthermore, as the circulation of Franklin continues to remain over the open waters of the Bay of Campeche over the course of the next 24 hours or so, it will likely have enough time to strengthen to hurricane intensity as is discussed in more detail within the brief video briefing attached above (courtesy of Meteorologist Jordan Rabinowitz).
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