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A tropical wave located a few hundred miles southeast of the Cabo Verde Islands is producing a large area of disorganized showers and thunderstorms and is likely to undergo tropical development as it moves west across the Atlantic towards the Caribbean.
While tropical storms Paulette and Rene turn north toward the central Atlantic, the National Hurricane Center gave a system that is expected to move off the coast of Africa on Thursday afternoon a high chance of tropical development and suggested it might blow more directly westward, toward the Caribbean.
A tropical depression is likely to develop from a low-pressure system designated Invest 99-L crossing the eastern Caribbean, the National Hurricane Center reported Sunday.
A broad area of low pressure about 700 miles west-southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands has become better organized and is moving across the Atlantic towards the Leeward Islands, demanding the attention of Virgin Islanders.
The remnants of Tropical Storm Josephine are spinning off to the north and northeast, having passed the Virgin Islands by. But there's no time to relax as two tropical waves are speeding across the Atlantic towards the Caribbean.
Residents of the Caribbean dodged a bullet Saturday when Tropical Storm Gonzalo passed through the region before fizzling out, but they don't have a lot of time to relax as another system churns relentlessly across the Atlantic.
Tropical Storm Gonzalo is approaching the southern Windward Islands, and is forecast to bring them tropical storm conditions, including heavy rain, Saturday and Saturday night.
A tropical wave several hundred miles east of the Windward Islands continues to produce disorganized showers and thunderstorms but shows little chance of tropical development, according to the National Hurricane Center.
A tropical wave about 600 miles east of the southern Windward Islands is producing limited shower activity for the Atlantic basin, but has very little chance to developing further, the NHC reported in its 8 p.m. Monday advisory.
A well-defined tropical wave located about 275 miles east of the Windward Islands Thursday morning continued to produce disorganized showers and thunderstorms and might bring rain and high seas as it passes through the southern Caribbean Sea.