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HURRICANE CENTER: Northeast Could Get Hit Again, And Again

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Very Early In Forecast, But Two New Systems May Form While Heading Northeast.

Latest from National Hurricane Center as of 8p ET, August 21, 2021.


BOCA RATON, FL ( (Copyright © 2021 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — We don’t want to hype something that shouldn’t yet be hyped, but anyone looking at the latest National Hurricane Center map will likely come to this conclusion: the Northeastern United States seems to be very attractive to tropical systems this year.

As Henri moves through the area, there are two tropical waves that appear determined to form along a path that, if it continues, just might bring them into the same area that Henri hit.

We always stress: the ovals you see above are areas where a system may form, not necessarily a direction of travel.

This is the latest from the National Hurricane Center:

Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
800 PM EDT Mon Aug 23 2021

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

The Weather Prediction Center is issuing Public Advisories on
Post-Tropical Cyclone Henri, located inland near southern New

  1. A broad low pressure area is producing disorganized showers and
    thunderstorms over the east-central tropical Atlantic more than 800
    miles west of the Cabo Verde Islands. Little development is
    expected during the next couple of days due to only marginally
    conducive ocean temperatures. Thereafter, however, some gradual
    development is possible through the end of the week while the system
    moves northwestward to northward at 10 to 15 mph over the central
  • Formation chance through 48 hours…low…10 percent.
  • Formation chance through 5 days…medium…40 percent.
  1. A tropical wave over the eastern Caribbean Sea is expected to form a
    broad area of low pressure over the southwestern Caribbean Sea by
    late week. Thereafter, environmental conditions are forecast to be
    favorable for gradual development while the system moves
    west-northwestward to northwestward over the northwestern Caribbean
  • Formation chance through 48 hours…low…near 0 percent.
  • Formation chance through 5 days…medium…50 percent.
  1. A low pressure area over the far eastern tropical Atlantic about 500
    miles south-southeast of the Cabo Verde Islands is producing
    disorganized showers and thunderstorms. Some slow development is
    possible over the next several days while the disturbance moves
    westward to west-northwestward at 10 to 15 mph over the eastern
    tropical Atlantic.
  • Formation chance through 48 hours…low…10 percent.
  • Formation chance through 5 days…medium…40 percent.


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