Invest 96L / Invest 97L
Sunday, July 30, 2023

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By PDC’s Senior Weather
Specialist Glenn James

The Pacific Disaster Center’s (PDC Global) Sunday, July 30, 2023, Tropical Cyclone Activity Report…for the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean Sea, and the Gulf of Mexico


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


>>> Central Tropical Atlantic…

Invest 96L

Shower and thunderstorm activity has become a little more organized in association with an area of low pressure located about 700 miles east-northeast of the Leeward Islands.

Environmental conditions are forecast to be marginally favorable for development over the next few days, and a tropical depression is likely to form during the next day or so.

The system is expected to move northwestward at about 15 mph during the next day or so, and then turn northward over the central subtropical Atlantic by late Monday or Tuesday.

* Formation chance through 48 hours…high…70 percent
* Formation chance through 7 days…high…80 percent

>>> Off the Carolina coast…

Invest 97L

Shower and thunderstorm activity is showing some signs of organization in association with an area of low pressure located offshore of North Carolina.

Environmental conditions appear generally favorable for some additional development, and a short-lived tropical cyclone could develop before the system merges with a frontal boundary in a couple of days.

Regardless of whether the system becomes tropical or not, gale-force winds are expected starting on Monday

* Formation chance through 48 hours…low…30 percent
* Formation chance through 7 days…low…30 percent