CURRENT TROPICAL CYCLONES:
Post-Tropical Cyclone 26L (Delta)…is located about 90 miles south of Knoxville, Tennessee
A tropical wave located about 900 miles east of the Windward Islands continues to produce disorganized showers and thunderstorms. Some slow development of this system is possible during the next day or so while it moves generally westward near 15 mph. However, strong upper-level winds are expected to limit additional development by mid-week.
* Formation chance through 48 hours…low…20 percent
* Formation chance through 5 days…low…20 percent
Here’s a satellite image of the Atlantic Ocean
WSI satellite image of the Caribbean Sea
Gulf of Mexico:
Post-Tropical Cyclone 26L (Delta)
POST-TROPICAL REMNANTS OF DELTA CONTINUE WEAKEN, AS THE HEAVY RAINFALL THREAT DIMINISHES LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
Here’s what the computer models are showing
According to the NHC Advisory 30…The post-tropical cyclone is moving toward the east near 15 mph, and this motion is expected to continue tonight and Monday morning.
Maximum sustained winds are near 15 mph (30 km/h) with higher gusts.
Some further weakening is possible tonight as a new surface low develops in the Carolinas, and Delta’s surface low is expected to be absorbed by this new low pressure area on Monday.
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
RAINFALL: Across the Mid-Atlantic, 1 to 3 inches of rain, with locally higher amounts, are expected. Localized flash and urban flooding are possible, but overall hydrologic impacts are expected to be minimal. Moderate to major river flooring will continue across the Calcasieu and Mermentau river basins in Louisiana through much of next week
Latest satellite image of the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico