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TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
800 AM EDT SAT SEP 19 2015
For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:
The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical
Depression Nine, located a little more than 800 miles east-northeast
of the Lesser Antilles, and on Tropical Storm Ida, located about a
thousand miles west of the Cape Verde Islands.
1. A broad area of low pressure located about 200 miles east of the
northeast Florida coast is producing disorganized cloudiness and
thunderstorms well to the east and south of the center.
Environmental conditions are expected to be somewhat conducive for
this low to acquire subtropical or tropical characteristics during
the next few days while it moves slowly northeastward off the
southeast coast of the United States. For more information on this
low, see High Seas Forecasts issued by the National Weather Service.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...20 percent
* Formation chance through 5 days...medium...40 percent
Public Advisories on Ida are issued under WMO header WTNT35 KNHC and
under AWIPS header MIATCPAT5. Forecast/Advisories on Ida are issued
under WMO header WTNT25 KNHC and under AWIPS header MIATCMAT5.
High Seas Forecasts issued by the National Weather Service are
available under AWIPS header NFDHSFAT1, WMO header FZNT01 KWBC, and
on the Web at http://www.opc.ncep.noaa.gov/shtml/NFDHSFAT1.shtml.