CURRENT TROPICAL CYCLONES:
Tropical Cyclone 17L (Paulette)…is located 1185 miles east of the Northern Leeward Islands
Tropical Cyclone 18L (Rene)...is located 360 miles west-northwest of Cabo Verde Islands
  Atlantic Ocean:   https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/xgtwo/two_atl_2d0.png https://cdn.star.nesdis.noaa.gov//GOES16/ABI/SECTOR/TAW/GEOCOLOR/GOES16-TAW-GEOCOLOR-900x540.gif   https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/storm_graphics/AT17/refresh/AL172020_5day_cone_with_line_and_wind+png/023357_5day_cone_with_line_and_wind.png Tropical Cyclone 17L (Paulette) What the computer models are showing According to the NHC Advisory 9Paulette is moving toward the northwest near 9 mph (15 km/h). A slightly faster motion toward the west-northwest is expected on Wednesday, a westward motion is forecast on Thursday, followed by a turn back toward the west-northwest or northwest by late Friday. Satellite-derived data indicate that maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 60 mph (95 km/h) with higher gusts. Little change in strength is forecast tomorrow, with slow weakening anticipated on Thursday and Friday. Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 175 miles (280 km) from the center.   Tropical Cyclone 18L (Rene) https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/storm_graphics/AT18/refresh/AL182020_5day_cone_with_line_and_wind+png/115107_5day_cone_with_line_and_wind.png Tropical Cyclone 18L (Rene) What the computer models show According to the NHC Advisory 8The depression is moving toward the west-northwest near 16 mph (26 km/h), and a motion toward the west or west-northwest is expected over the next couple of days, followed by a turn to the northwest. Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts. Gradual strengthening is forecast, and Rene is expected to regain tropical storm strength later this morning, and become a hurricane in a couple of days.   >>> A small area of low pressure is located about 400 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, with minimal shower and thunderstorm activity. Gradual development of the low is possible during the next two or three days, and it could become a tropical depression while it continues to move slowly west-northwestward toward the coasts of South and North Carolina. Interests in those areas should monitor the progress of this disturbance. * Formation chance through 48 hours…low…30 percent * Formation chance through 5 days…low…30 percent >>> A tropical wave is forecast to emerge off the west coast of Africa on Thursday. Gradual development is expected once the system moves over water, and a tropical depression is likely to form late this week or over the weekend while the system moves generally westward across the eastern tropical Atlantic. * Formation chance through 48 hours…low…30 percent * Formation chance through 5 days…high…80 percent Here’s a satellite image of the Atlantic Ocean Gulf of Mexico:  Caribbean:  WSI satellite image of the Caribbean Sea Latest satellite image of the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico