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Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
Issued by the NWS Weather Prediction Center College Park MD
200 PM EDT Tue Sep 5 2017
For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:
The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Hurricane
Irma, located a couple hundred miles east of the Leeward Islands,
and on newly formed Tropical Storm Jose, located well over
one thousand miles east of the Lesser Antilles.
1. A well-defined area of low pressure has formed about 50 miles east
of Tampico, Mexico in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico in
association with numerous showers and thunderstorms. Environmental
conditions are conducive for gradual development, and
this system is likely to become a tropical depression during the
next couple of days while it meanders over the southwestern Gulf of
Mexico. Regardless of development, heavy rains associated with this
disturbance are likely over portions of eastern Mexico during the
remainder of the week.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...high...70 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...high...80 percent.
Public Advisories on Jose are issued under WMO header
WTNT32 KNHC and under AWIPS header MIATCPAT2.
Forecast/Advisories on Jose are issued under WMO header
WTNT22 KNHC and under AWIPS header MIATCMAT2.