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Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
800 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2023
For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:
The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical
Storm Franklin, located over the east-central Caribbean Sea, and
has issued its last advisory on Tropical Depression Harold, located
inland over south Texas. The next advisory on Harold will be
issued by the Weather Prediction Center.
1. 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 are forecast to become
more conducive for some development late this week, and a
tropical depression could form over the weekend while it moves
west-northwestward to northwestward across the central tropical
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...10 percent.
* Formation chance through 7 days...medium...40 percent.
2. Central Tropical Atlantic:
An area of low pressure centered several hundred miles east-
northeast of the Leeward Islands (the remnants of former Tropical
Storm Emily) are producing a large area of disorganized
thunderstorms tonight. Environmental conditions are forecast to
become more conducive for development in a day or two, and this
system could regenerate into a tropical depression or tropical storm
late this week or this weekend when the system moves northward over
the subtropical central Atlantic.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...30 percent.
* Formation chance through 7 days...medium...50 percent.
Future information on Tropical Depression Harold can be
found in Public Advisories issued by the Weather Prediction Center
beginning at 1000 PM CDT, under AWIPS header TCPAT4, WMO
header WTNT34 KWNH, and on the web at www.hurricanes.gov.