For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:
Special Tropical Weather Outlook issued to discuss the broad trough
of low pressure extending across central Florida and the adjacent
1. Showers and thunderstorms located over extreme northeastern
Florida, adjacent Atlantic waters, and the northwestern Bahamas are
associated with an elongated surface trough interacting with an
upper-level disturbance. Although a weak surface low has formed
within the trough near Orlando, Florida, little if any further
development of this system is expected due to land interaction,
strong upper-level winds, and an abundance of dry air in the
mid-levels of the atmosphere. The broad disturbance is forecast to
move northward today and Wednesday, remaining inland or near the
coasts of northeastern Florida and Georgia.
Regardless of development, heavy rainfall could cause flash
flooding over portions of coastal sections of northeastern Florida
and Georgia today, and over portions of the Carolinas on Tuesday
and Wednesday. Gusty winds could also produce rough marine
conditions and life-threatening surf and rip currents along the
coasts of northeastern Florida, Georgia, and the Carolinas through
For additional information, see products from your local National
Weather Service office. The next Special Tropical Weather Outlook
on this system will be issued by 9 PM EDT today, or earlier if
Formation chance through 48 hours...low...20 percent.
Formation chance through 5 days...low...20 percent.