Hurricane Watch Blog
Hurricane watch: High chance activity moving towards Caribbean will turn into tropical storm in next 5 days
Posted by Kate Irby on August 21, 2014
Shower and thunderstorm activity moving towards the Caribbean Sea still has a 50 percent chance of developing into a tropical storm or hurricane within the next 48 hours, but has a high chance of development in the next five days, according to the National Hurricane Center.
As of 2 p.m. EDT Thursday, the "elongated area of low pressure" is located 275 miles east of Guadeloupe has become a little better defined today, according to the Hurricane Center.
However, "Environmental conditions are expected to be conducive for some development during the next day or so, and a tropical depression could form while the system moves west-northward at around 20 mph across the Lesser Antilles," the Hurricane Center said.
Posted by MARC R. MASFERRER on August 20, 2014
The National Hurricane Center says there is a 50-50 chance that "an elongated area of low pressure" heading toward the Caribbean Sea could develop into a tropical storm or hurricane within the next five days.
Hurricane watch: two disturbances moving northwest in Atlantic have medium, low chance of hurricane formation
Posted by Kate Irby on August 19, 2014
There are two disturbances moving in Florida's direction from the Atlantic as of 2 p.m. Tuesday, according to the National Hurricane Center.
Posted by MARC R. MASFERRER on August 18, 2014
Forecasters are watching for potential development "a weak and elongated area of low pressure" about midway between the Lesser Antiles and the Cape Verde Islands, according to the National Hurricane Center.
Posted by MARC R. MASFERRER on August 15, 2014
An area of low pressure associated with a tropical wave is centered just off the coast of Africa, according to the National Hurricane Center.
Posted by MARC R. MASFERRER on August 12, 2014
A broad area of low pressure off the African coast has weakened to the point is that it is no longer included in a National Hurricane Center summary of tropical activity.