Hurricane forecasters observe 2 disturbances in the Atlantic: what to know | Hurricane center


Hurricane forecasters on Monday morning were tracking two disturbances in the Atlantic. Both have the potential for some development, the National Hurricane Center said.

The hurricane season ends on November 30.

Here is what you should know about the riots.

Tropical wave east of the Windward Islands



Tropical wave in the Atlantic

Hurricane forecasters were following a tropical wave Monday morning in the Atlantic. It has a 10% (low) chance of becoming at least a tropical depression in 5 days. (Image via National Hurricane Center)


At 7 am Monday, a tropical wave was several hundred miles east of the Windward Islands. It was moving west at 20 mph, forecasters said.

The disturbance was causing disorganized showers and thunderstorms, and forecasters said “slight development” is possible the next day.

By midweek, forecasters said, strong upper-level winds are expected to halt any further development.

It has a 10% (low) chance of becoming at least a tropical depression in 5 days.

Low pressure system off the east coast



Low pressure system on the east coast

Hurricane forecasters on Monday morning, June 29, 2020, were observing a low-pressure area they hope to form. It has a 20% (low) probability of becoming at least a tropical depression in five days. (Image via National Hurricane Center)


A low-pressure area is expected to form on Tuesday off the southeastern coast of the US, forecasters said.

“Some” development is possible later this week as it moves northeast far away from the east coast, the notice said.

It has a 20% (low) probability of becoming at least a tropical depression in five days.

Read the full notice.

Carlie Kollath Wells is a morning reporter on NOLA.com and The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans attorney.

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