HURRICANE CENTER: System forming south of Florida


It’s unlikely to become a big deal, but hurricane season is still days away…

It’s not even hurricane season yet, but the National Hurricane Center is already watching a developing system. (CNH).


BOCA RATON, FL ( (Copyright © 2024 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — It’s unlikely to become anything of concern, but a system is forming south of Florida, according to the National Hurricane Center. We note that hurricane season does not begin until June 1.

Hurricane Center meteorologists issued this advisory Thursday morning:

Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Thursday May 23, 2024

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

Southwest Atlantic: A large area of ​​cloudiness and showers over the Southwest Atlantic is associated with a surface trough. An area of ​​low pressure is expected to form within this system a few hundred miles north of Hispaniola in the coming days. Environmental conditions are not expected to be conducive; however, some slight tropical or subtropical development is possible as the low moves northeastward over the weekend. * Chance of formation in 48 hours…low…10 percent.

Chance of formation over 7 days…low…10 percent.

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