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Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
800 PM EDT Tue Aug 8 2017
For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:
The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical
Storm Franklin, located off the west coast of the Yucatan peninsula.
1. A trough of low pressure located about 650 miles east of the
Leeward Islands continues to produce disorganized showers and
thunderstorms. Environmental conditions are expected to remain
unfavorable for significant development during the next couple of
days. However, environmental conditions are forecast to become
a little more conducive for development late this week while the
system moves generally west-northwestward at about 15 mph over the
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...near 0 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...medium...40 percent.