By PDC’s Senior Weather
Specialist Glenn James
CURRENT TROPICAL CYCLONES:
There are no tropical cyclones
Southwestern Gulf of Mexico:
A concentrated area of showers and thunderstorms is associated with a tropical wave near the coast of Belize.
This system is forecast to move across Central America and southeastern Mexico over the next day or so before emerging over the Bay of Campeche, where an area of low pressure could form on Friday.
Some gradual development of this system is possible while it moves northwestward over the southwestern Gulf of Mexico through the weekend.
* Formation chance through 48 hours…low…20 percent
* Formation chance through 5 days…low…30 percent