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Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
800 PM EDT Fri Oct 8 2021
For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:
1. A nearly stationary area of low pressure located about 200 miles
south of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina continues to produce
disorganized showers and thunderstorms. Environmental conditions
could briefly become marginally conducive for the low to acquire
subtropical characteristics by Saturday night and early Sunday. By
early next week, environmental conditions should become unfavorable
for any further development. The low is forecast to begin moving
slowly toward the west-northwest tonight and then northwest on
Saturday, bringing the system closer to the coasts of the Carolinas.
Therefore, interests along these coasts should monitor the progress
of this system.
Regardless of development, intermittent periods of locally heavy
rains and gusty winds will affect eastern portions of the Carolinas
through the weekend. An Air Force Reserve reconnaissance aircraft is
scheduled to investigate the system Saturday afternoon, if
necessary. Additional information on this system, including gale
warnings, can be found in High Seas Forecasts issued by the National
* Formation chance through 48 hours...medium...40 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...medium...40 percent.
High Seas Forecasts issued by the National Weather Service
can be found under AWIPS header NFDHSFAT1, WMO header FZNT01
KWBC, and online at ocean.weather.gov/shtml/NFDHSFAT1.php