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Hot tropics!

Posted at 9:58 AM, Sep 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-16 10:23:27-04

The fact that the tropics are active is par for the course.

We have exhausted A-N of the Atlantic tropical storm names and there are more potential storms brewing. Odette, Peter and Rose will be the next named storms.

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There is an area of low pressure several hundred miles to the southeast of the Outer Banks of NC. Atmospheric conditions are conducive for development, so a tropical depression is likely to form in the next couple of days.

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In the Atlantic, there is a tropical wave about 800 miles southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands. It has an 80% chance in the next 48 hours of becoming a tropical depression because the atmospheric conditions are favorable for development.

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These two systems are not the only players in town. There is a tropical wave in the far eastern Atlantic that will emerge of the coast of Africa today.

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It has a low chance of development in the next 2-5 days but I am saying.... there is a chance.

The Atlantic Hurricane season doesn't end until November 30th , so stay tuned!