Two authors, with roots in a divided Caribbean island, are urging protests against the deportations of migrants from the Dominican Republic.
Chief Meteorologist Craig Setzer and the CBS4 Weather Team will be monitoring the depression Saturday.
The tropical disturbance just north of the Virgin Islands is disorganized, but may be able to strengthen by next week, according to the National Hurricane Center.
An area of disturbed weather in the Atlantic Ocean has meteorologists keeping track of what may be the next named tropical system.
In the Dominican Republic, authorities began to evacuate people from low-lying areas but encountered resistance.