BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Expect rain throughout the day and into Tuesday as a system off South Florida reminds everyone that hurricane season continues. The system has a small — just 20 percent — chance of development over the next five days, but it’s the track that stands out. Forecasters say the system will move south towards Cuba, then move north again possibly into the Gulf of Mexico where “upper level winds are expected to become marginally conducive for development.”
With Alpha and Beta already on the books, Gamma becomes the next storm assuming the hurricane center follows the order of the Greek Alphabet.
Here’s the latest:
Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Mon Sep 21 2020 For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Storm Beta, located over the far western Gulf of Mexico, and on Hurricane Teddy, located a couple of hundred miles south-southeast of Bermuda. 1. Post-Tropical Cyclone Paulette is producing a small area of showers and thunderstorms, not far to the northeast of its center of circulation. Some development is still possible, and the system could become a tropical or subtropical cyclone today or tomorrow while it moves eastward at 10 to 15 mph. For more information about marine hazards associated with this system, see High Seas Forecasts issued by Meteo France. * Formation chance through 48 hours...medium...60 percent. * Formation chance through 5 days...medium...60 percent. 2. An area of showers and thunderstorms located over southeastern Florida, the northwestern Bahamas, and the Straits of Florida is associated with a weak frontal system. This disturbance is forecast to move southward over central and western Cuba during the next couple of days, and then move back northward on Thursday through Saturday. Upper-level winds are expected to become marginally conducive for development by Thursday and Friday when the disturbance is forecast to approach the Florida Keys and South Florida. Regardless of development, locally heavy rainfall can be expected across portions of South Florida and the Florida Keys today and tonight, and over western Cuba on Tuesday and Wednesday. For more information on this system, see forecast products issued by your national meteorological service. * Formation chance through 48 hours...low...near 0 percent. * Formation chance through 5 days...low...20 percent. High Seas Forecasts issued by Meteo France can be found under WMO header FQNT50 LFPW and are available on the web at www.meteofrance.com/previsions-meteo-marine/bulletin/grandlarge/ metarea2 Forecaster Stewart
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