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TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
800 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016
For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:
The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Hurricane
Gaston, located about 600 miles east of Bermuda, on Tropical
Depression Eight, located about 350 miles southeast of Cape
Hatteras, North Carolina, and on newly formed Tropical Depression
Nine, located about 60 miles south of Key West, Florida.
1. A weak area of low pressure located near the upper Texas coast is
producing disorganized shower activity over the northwestern Gulf of
Mexico and adjacent coastal areas of southwestern Louisiana and
southeastern Texas. Proximity to land and only marginally favorable
upper-level winds are expected to inhibit development while the low
moves slowly southwestward during the next couple of days. For
additional information on the rainfall associated with this system,
please see products from your local National Weather Service office.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...10 percent
* Formation chance through 5 days...low...10 percent
2. A tropical wave is expected to move offshore of the west coast of
Africa on Monday night or Tuesday. Conditions are expected to be
favorable for development of this system later this week while it
moves westward at 15 to 20 mph over the tropical eastern Atlantic.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...near 0 percent
* Formation chance through 5 days...medium...50 percent
Public Advisories on Tropical Depression Eight are issued under WMO
header WTNT33 KNHC and under AWIPS header MIATCPAT3.
Forecast/Advisories on Tropical Depression Eight are issued under
WMO header WTNT23 KNHC and under AWIPS header MIATCMAT3.
Public Advisories on Tropical Depression Nine are issued under WMO
header WTNT34 KNHC and under AWIPS header MIATCPAT4.
Forecast/Advisories on Tropical Depression Nine are issued under
WMO header WTNT24 KNHC and under AWIPS header MIATCMAT4.