Tropical Weather Outlook 800 AM EDT Mon Aug 7 2017

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL

For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Storm Franklin, located a couple of hundred miles east of Belize.


1. An elongated area of low pressure located about midway between the Cabo Verde Islands and the Lesser Antilles is producing disorganized shower and thunderstorm activity.  Unfavorable environmental conditions should limit development of this system during the next few days, but conditions could become more conducive for some increase in organization of this disturbance by the end of the week.

This system is expected to move generally west-northwestward across the tropical Atlantic at about 15 mph during the next several days.

* Formation chance through 48 hours…low…near 0 percent.

* Formation chance through 5 days…low…20 percent.

Source: The Daily Herald