Possible Storm in the Gulf Next Week

Source Fred Hunter  WBRC

Source Fred Hunter WBRC Source Fred Hunter WBRC

What that means for us is more cloud cover and higher rain chances, which start on Father's Day as showers and storms become more widespread.

As active as the Atlantic Basin is, an analysis of wind shear shows why development will likely be slow, if at all.

The important thing to know is there does NOT appear to be a tropical threat to Southwest Florida in terms of an organized tropical system.

Two storm systems being tracked in the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic now have a high chance of becoming tropical cyclones, hurricane forecasters said early Saturday.

The development of a weak tropical system in the Gulf of Mexico is looking more likely by early next week.

The KRIS 6 Weather team has been following an area of low pressure in the Gulf of Honduras with a chance to develop into a tropical storm over the next five days.

While the Euro keeps the possible tropical cyclone way to the south in the Gulf of Mexico and has it coming onshore near Brownsville, Texas.

Source Fred Hunter  WBRC
Source Fred Hunter WBRC Source Fred Hunter WBRC

Forecasters there said "at this point, no tangible impacts are expected for the forecast area through Monday night" and added that computer models take the system westward.

If the system were to develop, its track will greatly depend on its strength.

The next system, INVEST 92, is way out in the Atlantic Ocean.

The next named storm will be Bret, followed by Cindy.

The tropics are getting active as an area of disturbed weather located in the W. Caribbean has a 60% chance of developing over the next few days. It became the second April-named storm in the satellite era (since the 1960s).

However, the weather service said the system will be watched very closely in case that were to change.

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