Moments ago NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL has issued a high chance of tropical cyclone forming over the central tropic Atlantic.
A tropical wave located near the west coast of Africa is producing disorganized cloudiness and thunderstorms. A low pressure area is expected to form in association with the wave several hundred miles west-southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands in a couple of days. Environmental conditions are conducive for gradual development, and a tropical depression could form by the weekend while the system moves west-northwestward to northwestward toward the central tropical Atlantic. * Formation chance through 48 hours...low...20 percent * Formation chance through 5 days...high...70 percent