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EVENING ATLANTIC WEATHER UPDATE

EVENING ATLANTIC WEATHER UPDATE

August 3, 202144Views

Forecaster Blake of the National Hurricane Centre stated this afternoon.
1. A small area of low pressure with some associated showers and thunderstorms are located about 100 miles south of Praia in the Cabo Verde Islands. Significant development of this system is not expected during the next day or two due to unfavorable upper-level winds and marginally warm waters. The low is forecast to move northward or north-northwestward through Thursday before the system moves over cool waters, ending development chances. Locally heavy rainfall and gusty winds are possible over portions of the Cabo Verde Islands through Wednesday.

2. A tropical wave is forecast to move off the west coast of Africa by late Thursday. This system has the potential for slow development over the far eastern Atlantic through the weekend while it moves westward at about 15 mph.

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