HURRICANE CENTER: Two Waves May Merge, Florida In Path

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Significant Chance Depression May Form This Weekend.

Palm Beach County, Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Boynton Beach Should Watch.

Storms Omar, Nana Still Churning.

NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER EARLY FORECAST, SEPTEMBER 2, 2020.

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Two tropical waves may merge over the next several days into one depression that remains on a path towards Florida. While the five-day track often changes, this is one to watch even though any true threat could be more than a week away. The National Hurricane Center says there is now a 60-percent chance of development.

Meantime, tropical storms Nana and Omar remain no threat to the United States mainland.

NOAA says as many as 25 storms may form during this active hurricane season. The next named storms will be Paulette, Renae and Sally.


This is the latest forecast from the National Hurricane Center.



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Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
200 AM EDT Wed Sep 2 2020

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

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical 
Storm Omar, located a few hundred miles east of Cape Hatteras, 
North Carolina, and on Tropical Storm Nana, located over the 
northwestern Caribbean Sea.

1. Showers and thunderstorms associated with an area of low pressure 
located about midway between the Windward Islands and west Africa 
have changed little in organization since yesterday evening.
Some development of this system is possible this week as it
meanders over the eastern and central tropical Atlantic Ocean.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...20 percent. 
* Formation chance through 5 days...low...30 percent.

2. A tropical wave is expected to emerge off the coast of Africa later 
today and merge with a disturbance centered a couple of hundred 
miles southeast of the Cabo Verde Islands in the next day or so. 
Gradual development of this system is then possible, and a tropical 
depression could form by this weekend while it moves westward over 
the eastern and central tropical Atlantic Ocean.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...10 percent. 
* Formation chance through 5 days...medium...60 percent.

Public Advisories on Tropical Storm Nana are issued under 
WMO header WTNT31 KNHC and under AWIPS header MIATCPAT1.
Forecast/Advisories on Tropical Storm Nana are issued under 
WMO header WTNT21 KNHC and under AWIPS header MIATCMAT1.

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