Tropical Weather Outlook 800 AM EDT Tue Sep 4 2018 | THE DAILY HERALD

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 Florence, located over the eastern Atlantic Ocean, and on Tropical Storm Gordon, located less than 200 miles southeast of the Mouth of the Mississippi River.

1. A tropical wave accompanied by a broad low pressure system located a few hundred miles south-southeast of the Cabo Verde Islands is forecast to move slowly westward to west-northwestward across the eastern tropical Atlantic for the next several days. Although this disturbance continues to produce disorganized showers and thunderstorms, environmental conditions are expected to gradually become conducive for further development, and a tropical depression is likely to form by late this week or this weekend.

* Formation chance through 48 hours…low…20 percent.

* Formation chance through 5 days…high…70 percent.

Source: The Daily Herald