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Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
200 PM EDT Fri Aug 14 2020
For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:
The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical
Storm Josephine, located over the tropical Atlantic Ocean several
hundred miles east-southeast of the northern Leeward Islands.
1. Satellite imagery indicates that shower activity associated with the
low pressure area located about 300 miles south-southwest of
Nantucket, Massachusetts has become better organized. In addition,
recent satellite wind data show that the circulation is becoming
better defined, with winds to near gale force to the southeast of
the center. If current trends continue, a tropical depression or
tropical storm is likely to form later today or tonight. Regardless
of development, this system is expected to move east-northeastward
well to the southeast of New England and to the south of the
Canadian Maritime provinces. Additional information can be found in
High Sea High Seas Forecasts issued by the National Weather Service
under AWIPS header NFDHSFAT1, WMO header FZNT01 KWBC, and online at
* Formation chance through 48 hours...high...70 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...high...70 percent.