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Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
800 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2023
For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:
The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical
Storm Franklin, located near the southern coast of the Dominican
Republic. The Weather Prediction Center is issuing advisories on
Tropical Depression Harold, located inland over northern Mexico.
1. Central Tropical Atlantic (AL07):
An area of low pressure centered several hundred miles east-
northeast of the Leeward Islands (the remnants of former Tropical
Storm Emily) continues to produce a large area of disorganized
showers and thunderstorms. Upper-level winds are forecast to
become more conducive for development in a day or so, and this
system is likely to regenerate into a tropical depression or
tropical storm late this week or this weekend when the system moves
northward over the subtropical central Atlantic. For additional
information on this system, including gale warnings, see High Seas
Forecasts issued by the National Weather Service.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...medium...50 percent.
* Formation chance through 7 days...high...70 percent.
2. Eastern Tropical Atlantic (AL92):
Disorganized showers and thunderstorms continue in association with
a tropical wave located several hundred miles west of the Cabo Verde
Islands. Environmental conditions appear only marginally favorable
for some slow development through early next week while the system
moves west-northwestward to northwestward into the central
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...10 percent.
* Formation chance through 7 days...low...30 percent.
Information on Tropical Depression Harold can be found in Public
Advisories issued by the Weather Prediction Center, under AWIPS
header TCPAT4, WMO header WTNT34 KWNH, and on the web at
High Seas Forecasts issued by the National Weather Service can be
found under AWIPS header NFDHSFAT1, WMO header FZNT01 KWBC, and
online at ocean.weather.gov/shtml/NFDHSFAT1.php