By PDC’s Senior Weather
Specialist Glenn James
CURRENT TROPICAL CYCLONES:
There are no Tropical Cyclones
>>> Central Tropical Atlantic:
Showers and thunderstorms have increased a little during the past several hours in association with a tropical wave located a little less than 900 miles east of the Lesser Antilles.
environmental conditions are only marginally conducive, some additional development of this system is possible and a tropical depression could form during the next couple of days.
is expected to moves westward to west-northwestward over the tropical Atlantic and it is expected to be near the Leeward Islands on Friday. Interests in the Leeward Islands, the Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico should monitor the progress of this system.
* Formation chance through 48 hours…medium…40 percent
* Formation chance through 5 days…medium…50 percent