The National Hurricane Center says that chances are diminishing that a "disorganized" system of showers and thunderstorms between Bermuda and the Bahamas will turn into the first tropical storm of the Atlantic season.
As of this morning, the Hurricane Center was projecting a 20 percent chance that the system would develop into a tropical storm or hurricane during the next 48 hours. On Monday, forecasters had said there was a 30 percent chance.
"This low is moving slowly toward the north-northwest and is still producing a large area of showers and thunderstorms along with gale force winds," the Hurricane Center said.
Forecasters said they did not expect to issue any more updates on this system.
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The first tropical storm or hurricane of the season will be named Alex.