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Tropical Weather Outlook Text
SPECIAL TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
935 PM EDT FRI AUG 15 2014
For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:
Special outlook issued to discuss the system over the far eastern
1. Updated: Shower and thunderstorm activity associated with an
area of low pressure located about midway between the west coast of
Africa and the Cape Verde Islands continues to show signs of
organization. Satellite data indicate that the low is producing
winds of around 35 mph and that the surface circulation has become
better defined during the past few hours. Some additional
development is possible, and a tropical depression could form in the
next 12 to 24 hours while this system moves westward to west-
northwestward at around 5 mph. After that time, environmental
conditions are expected to become less conducive for development or
strengthening. Interests in the Cape Verde Islands should monitor
the progress of this system.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...medium...50 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 day...medium...50 percent.