Next system brewing in western Atlantic


The National Hurricane Center is watching the next system to cross the Atlantic with potential for further development. (NHC)

HOLT, Fla., Aug. 29, 2017–The low pressure area in the far eastern tropical Atlantic Ocean continues to organize as it moves westward.

Becoming better organized since last night, the system is located a couple hundred miles west of the Cabo Verde Islands off the western coast of Africa.

Advisories will likely be initiated at 10 a.m. CDT on a tropical depression.

The system is forecast to gradually intensify and move west-northwestard to westward at about 15 mph over the tropical Atlantic during the next several days.

Formation chance through the next 48 hours to five days is 100 percent.

Hurricane models at this time show the storm moving westward before turning to the west-northwest.


Storm 93 is expected to develop into a tropical depression. (South Florida Water Management District)

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