Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Fri Sep 15 2017
For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:
The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Storm Jose, located over the southwestern Atlantic Ocean, and on Tropical Depression Fourteen, located over the eastern Atlantic Ocean.
1. A tropical wave located about 1200 miles east of the Windward Islands is producing a large area of showers and thunderstorms. Environmental conditions are expected to be conducive for gradual development, and a tropical depression is expected to form in 2 or 3 days. Interests in the Lesser Antilles should closely monitor the progress of this system while it moves westward to west-northwestward at about 15 mph.
* Formation chance through 48 hours…medium…50 percent. * Formation chance through 5 days…high…90 percent.
Public Advisories on Tropical Depression Fourteen are issued under WMO header WTNT34 KNHC and under AWIPS header MIATCPAT4. Forecast/Advisories on Tropical Depression Fourteen are issued under WMO header WTNT24 KNHC and under AWIPS header MIATCMAT4.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. â€” The federal government predicts an unusually active 2017 hurricane season for the Atlantic Basin, with fiveÂ to nineÂ hurricanes expected to form.
Overall, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecasts 11 to 17 named tropical storms will develop in the region, which includes the Atlantic, the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico, the agency announced Thursday. The season officially begins June 1Â and runs through Nov. 30