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Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
800 PM EDT Mon Oct 8 2018
For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:
The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Hurricane
Michael, located over the southern Gulf of Mexico, and on Tropical
Storm Leslie, located over the central Atlantic Ocean.
1. Satellite images indicate that a low pressure area located several
hundred miles southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands is becoming better
defined. Environmental conditions are expected to be conducive
for further development, and a tropical depression is likely to
form within a day or two while the system moves generally west-
northwestward. By late this week, strong upper-level winds are
expected to limit further development.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...high...70 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...high...80 percent.