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May
16
2018

Tropical Cyclone Activity Report – Atlantic Ocean / Caribbean Sea / Gulf of Mexico

There are no active tropical cyclones at the time of this writing

PDC Disaster Alert, displaying a weak tropical disturbance circled in yellow

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An area of disturbed weather is dissipating in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico…and has been given its Last Special Tropical Outlook

Deep tropical moisture will continue to push north into the eastern United States…ahead of this area of low pressure in the Gulf of Mexico.

Here’s a looping satellite image of this area of disturbed weather

Here’s a near real time wind profile of this tropical disturbance.

Here’s the current radar image over Florida and the southeast U.S.

Here’s the Precipitation Outlook map through Friday

This system will continue to produce locally heavy rainfall and possible flash flooding across portions of Florida and the southeastern and eastern United States during the next few days…while the low moves generally northward.

According to the NHC, a broad non-tropical area of low pressure located over the northeastern Gulf of Mexico is producing widespread cloudiness, showers, and thunderstorms across much of Florida, western Cuba and a good portion of the Bahamas.

This system is forecast to degenerate into a trough of low pressure, and tropical cyclone formation is not anticipated.

* Formation chance through 48 hours…low…0 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days…low…0 percent.

 

Atlantic Ocean

There are no current tropical cyclones

NOAA satellite image of the Atlantic

Caribbean Sea

There are no current tropical cyclones

NOAA satellite image of the Caribbean Sea

Gulf of Mexico

There are no current tropical cyclones

Latest satellite image of the Gulf of Mexico

 

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