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Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
800 AM EDT Sun Sep 16 2018

For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical
Depression Florence, located inland over central South Carolina,
on Tropical Storm Helene, located a few hundred miles north of the
central Azores, and on Tropical Storm Joyce, located about 600 miles
west-southwest of the Azores.

1. A broad area of low pressure, associated with the remnants of Isaac,
is located a couple of hundred miles southeast of Kingston, Jamaica.
This system is producing an area of disorganized showers and
thunderstorms over the north-central Caribbean Sea. Some slow
development is possible during the next day or so as it moves
west-northwestward toward the northwestern Caribbean Sea.
Afterward, environmental conditions are forecast to become less
conducive and re-development appears unlikely. Regardless of
development, locally heavy rains and gusty winds are forecast over
portions of Hispaniola, Jamaica, and eastern Cuba during the next
couple of days.
* Formation chance through 48 hours…low…20 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days…low…20 percent.

Forecaster Brown


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