CURRENT TROPICAL CYCLONES
Tropical Cyclone 25W (Vamco)…is located approximately 174 NM east of Da Nang, Vietnam
Tropical Cyclone 01S (Alicia)…is located approximately 429 NM east of Diego Garcia
Northeast PacificShowers and thunderstorms continue to increase in coverage and organization near a broad area of low pressure located several hundred miles southwest of the coast of southern Mexico. Here’s what the computer models are showing…for what’s being referred to as Invest 98E Environmental conditions are expected to be conducive for gradual development, and a tropical depression is likely to form late this weekend or early next week as the system moves slowly west-northwestward or northwestward away from the coast of Mexico. * Formation chance through 48 hours…medium…50 percent * Formation chance through 5 days…high…70 percent Here’s a link to the National Hurricane Center (NHC)
Western North Pacific
There’s a tropical disturbance being referred to as Invest 93S, which is located approximately 403 NM west-southwest of Diego Garcia Here’s what the computer models are showing According to the JTWC, the environment is favorable further development, with low 10-15 knot wind shear and warm sea surface temperatures Maximum sustained surface winds are estimated at 10-20 knots. The potential for the development of a significant tropical cyclone within the next 24 hours is medium. Here’s a link to the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) For real-time information on current disasters download PDC’s free Disaster Alert mobile app available for your iOS or Android wwwices today! Also be sure to monitor PDC on Twitter, Facebook, and by accessing the web-accessible Disaster Alert from your computer, phone, or tablet.