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 Jerry, located several hundred miles south of Bermuda. The National Hurricane Center is also issuing advisories on newly formed Tropical Storm Karen located near the southern Windward Islands.
- Satellite images show that the thunderstorm activity associated with a strong tropical wave that has moved off the west coast of Africa this morning is quickly becoming better organized. Environmental conditions are conducive for further development, and a tropical depression or tropical storm is expected to form later today or tonight while the system moves generally westward over the eastern tropical Atlantic at 15 to 20 mph. Interests in the Cabo Verde Island should monitor the progress of this disturbance. Regardless of development, this system is likely to bring locally heavy rainfall and gusty winds to portions of the southern Cabo Verde Islands.
* Formation chance through 48 hours…high…90 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days…high…90 percent.
Source: The Daily Herald https://www.thedailyherald.sx/islands/91082-tropical-weather-outlook-800-am-edt-sun-sep-22-2019