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ATLANTIC WEATHER UPDATE #3

ATLANTIC WEATHER UPDATE #3

August 5, 202167Views

Forecaster Stewart of the National Hurricane Centre 8am advisory.

2.A tropical wave located over the central tropical Atlantic continues to produce a broad area of disorganized showers and thunderstorms.  Environmental conditions are expected to be marginally conducive for some slow development east of the Lesser Antilles by early next week while the disturbance moves west-northwestward at 10 to 15 mph.

1.A westward-moving tropical wave just inland over Africa is producing a large area of disorganized showers and thunderstorms. The wave is expected to move off of the west African coast later today. Environmental conditions appear somewhat conducive for gradual development, and a tropical depression could form over the eastern tropical Atlantic by late Sunday or early next week while the system moves westward to west-northwestward at about 15 mph.

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