Two Atlantic systems moving toward Gulf

7-21 8amHOLT, Fla., July 21, 2020—The National Hurricane Center is watching two weather systems with potential for further development.

The tropical wave over Cuba now has a medium chance of gradual development as it moves west-northwest during the next few days, according to the NHC.

This system is expected to move over the southeastern Gulf of Mexico later today and reach the northwestern Gulf Thursday or Friday.

An Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft is scheduled to investigate the system this afternoon, if necessary.

storm_99The low pressure system located about midway between the west coast of Africa and the Lesser Antilles now has a 60 percent chance of further development.

A tropical depression could form during the next day or two while the low moves westward over the tropical Atlantic Ocean, according to the NHC.

By the weekend, less-favorable conditions should limit additional development, according to the hurricane center.

The next name on the hurricane list is Gonzalo.

National Hurricane Center forecast

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