A Quiet Atlantic Expected Through The Weekend Into Next Week
Jul 24, 2014 9:52 PM
The Atlantic Tropical Basin remains relatively quiet with no organized weather features. The only feature of interest is the remnants of Depression 2 interacting with a tropical wave over the eastern Caribbean south of the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. This disorganized area of clouds and gusty showers is strung out from west to west between 70 west longitude and 58 west longitude between 17 north latitude and 13 north latitude. 2.19 inches of rain was reported at Canefield Airport on the island of Dominica during the past 24 hours. This area of active weather will remain strung out and disorganized due to strong westerly shear for the next few days. Drier air to the north will limit shower development over Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The next tropical wave along 45 west remains weak and disorganized but does feature some thunderstorm clusters. Another tropical wave appears to be moving off the coast of Africa. Current atmospheric trends suggest little or no support for tropical development through the upcoming weekend and computer forecasts show this non active pattern continuing through at least the first part of next week.
By AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Dan Kottlowski
Atlantic Basin Maps
National Hurricane Center Outlook
248 ABNT20 KNHC 242321 TWOAT TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL 800 PM EDT THU JUL 24 2014 For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days. $$ Forecaster Roberts
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