August 19, 2022

90L in Western Caribbean slightly more organized; Development possible this weekend

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By Dr. Jeff Masters from Weather Underground There has been a slight increase in organization over the past day to the area of disturbed weather (90L) associated with a broad surface low centered near the northeast coast of Belize in the western Caribbean. This system was spreading showers and thunderstorms over Cuba, Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, […]

Tropical wave formation chances jump to 40 percent [now 70%] : NHC

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BY BEAU EVANS From The Times-Picayune A tropical wave in the eastern Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa has a 40 percent* [update shows 70%] chance of developing into a tropical storm or depression over the next five days, the National Hurricane Center said Saturday night (July 1). Forecasters upped the five-day formation chance […]

99L poised to become Tropical Storm Hermine

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By: Bob Henson and Jeff Masters , 3:57 PM GMT on August 24, 2016 From Weather Underground Invest 99L is already bringing winds of tropical storm force to the northern Lesser Antilles Islands, and it could become a tropical storm at any time over the next day as it heads west-northwest at 15 mph towards […]