By PDC’s Senior Weather
Specialist Glenn James
CURRENT TROPICAL CYCLONES:
There are no active tropical cyclones at the time of this writing
Southwestern Caribbean Sea:
According to the National Hurricane Center (NHC)…Satellite and radar images suggest that a small area of low pressure is located along the east coast of Nicaragua accompanied by a disorganized area of showers and thunderstorms.
The disturbance is expected to meander slowly today, then drift northwestward along the coasts of Nicaragua and Honduras later this week.
Some slow development of this system is still possible if it moves back over water.
The Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft scheduled to investigate the system today has been canceled. Regardless of development, the low could produce periods of heavy rainfall across portions of eastern Nicaragua and eastern Honduras through late this week.
* Formation chance through 48 hours…low…20 percent
* Formation chance through 5 days…low…30 percent