Two Disturbances In East-Atlantic Show Increased Activity During Peak Hurricane Season
By Space Coast Daily // September 6, 2018
first disturbance has 90-percent of hurricane formation
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – National Hurricane Center is continuing to monitor two disturbances in the East Atlantic.
The first disturbance, marked in red, has a 90-percent of hurricane formation over the next 5 days and a 70-percent chance in the next 48 hours.
The National Hurricane Center says the storm has little change in formation from yesterday and does not yet have a ‘well-defined center of circulation.’
The disturbance is expected to become a tropical depression in the coming days as it continues to move through the Atlantic.
The second disturbance, marked in orange, is on its way off the west coast of Africa and is forecasted to be a tropical wave on Friday. The system could become a tropical depression over the weekend or by early next week.
The disturbance has a 10-percent chance of hurricane formation over the next 48 hours and a 50-percent chance over the next five days.
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