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HURRICANE CENTER: New Tropical Wave On Early Course For Florida

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Too Early For Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, Palm Beach County To Fear, But Something To Watch Over Several Days

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UPDATE: 8PM THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, 2020: We have the latest update (8PM) from the National Hurricane Center. Click here.

UPDATE: 2PM Thursday, August 27, 2020: There are now TWO tropical waves worth watching. We’ve filed a new report. Click here. The graphic above is current.

BOCA RATON, FL ( — It is early, but there are now two tropical waves in the Atlantic, with one on a potential course for Florida. A second appears headed for the Gulf. Both waves have five day paths that Floridians should watch.

The next storm name is “Nana.”

We’ve filed a new report. Click here.


We stress that early tracks often change, but the approach of peak hurricane season means every disturbance is something to keep an eye on. Here is the 2PM forecast from the National Hurricane Center.


Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
200 PM EDT Thu Aug 27 2020

For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical 
Storm Laura, located inland over northwestern Louisiana.

1. A westward-moving tropical wave located over the far eastern 
tropical Atlantic near the Cabo Verde Islands continues to produce 
disorganized shower activity.  Although environmental conditions are 
not expected to be conducive for development during the next couple 
of days, they are forecast to gradually become more favorable over 
the weekend and into early next week when the wave moves into the 
central and then western tropical Atlantic. 
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...near 0 percent. 
* Formation chance through 5 days...low...20 percent.

2. Shower and thunderstorm activity has increased today in association 
with a tropical wave over the central tropical Atlantic.  Gradual 
development of this system is possible over the next several days as 
it moves westward at 15 to 20 mph. 
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...10 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...low...30 percent.

Forecaster Latto


Paul Saperstein


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