Two Disturbances in the Atlantic Show More Organization, Path Trajectory Trending North
By Space Coast Daily // August 16, 2023
hurricane season ends November 30
Experts at the National Hurricane Center say the first disturbance is a tropical wave is forecast near the Cabo Verde Islands is producing a large area of disorganized showers and thunderstorms.
The system is forecast to move toward the west-northwest at about 15 mph, with an area of low pressure expected to form in a day or so just to the west of the Cabo Verde Islands.
Further development of the low is possible, and a tropical depression could form over the weekend before environmental conditions become unfavorable early next week.
The system currently has a 40-percent chance of forming into a tropical depression over the next week
The second disturbance National Hurricane Center is closely watching disorganized showers and thunderstorms located over the central tropical Atlantic are associated with an elongated trough of low pressure centered about 750 miles west-southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands.
Environmental conditions appear conducive for gradual development of this system, and a tropical depression could form during the next several days while moving toward the west or west-northwest at about 10 mph across the central tropical Atlantic.
Some slow development of this system is also possible while it moves west-northwestward through the end of the week.
The system currently has a 50-percent chance of forming into a tropical depression over the next week.