Tropical Weather Outlook 800 AM EDT Sun Sep 3 2017

Tropical Weather Outlook

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL

800 AM EDT Sun Sep 3 2017

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

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Hurricane Irma, located over the central tropical Atlantic Ocean.

1. A tropical wave located several hundred miles southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands is producing an area of disorganized showers and thunderstorms that are currently displaced well to the west of the wave axis. Environmental conditions are conducive for gradual development during the next few days, and a tropical depression could form by the end of the week while the system moves westward to west-northwestward at about 10 mph over the tropical Atlantic Ocean.

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

* Formation chance through 5 days…medium…60 percent.

Forecaster Roberts

Source: The Daily Herald