The Tropics are Waking Up

Posted: August 22, 2014, 12:18 pm by bmarmo

Despite a fairly quiet hurricane season in the Atlantic so far, it looks as though we could have a potential storm developing over the next few days. While this tropical wave is currently poorly organized as it moves northwestward towards Hispaniola, the National Hurricane Center has given it a 60% chance of developing into tropical cyclone within the next two days, and an 80% chance in next five days. Let’s look at some of the factors working for and against this tropical wave becoming our next named tropical system.

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