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ATLANTIC WEATHER UPDATE #5

ATLANTIC WEATHER UPDATE #5

August 5, 202157Views

Forecaster Cangialosi of the National Hurricane Centre 8pm advisory.

1.A large area of disorganized showers and thunderstorms over western  Africa and the far eastern tropical Atlantic is associated with a tropical wave.  Environmental conditions appear somewhat conducive for gradual development, and a tropical depression is likely to form this weekend or early next week while the system moves generally west-northwestward across the eastern tropical Atlantic.

2.A tropical wave located over the central tropical Atlantic continues to produce some disorganized showers and thunderstorms.  This system is expected to move west-northwestward at 10 to 15 mph, and some slow development is possible early next week when it is expected to be near the Lesser Antilles.

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