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Storm Tracker
National Hurricane Center
NHC Atlantic Outlook
09/22/19 7:37 下午

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Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
800 PM EDT Sun Sep 22 2019

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

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical
Storm Jerry, located several hundred miles south-southwest of
Bermuda, and on Tropical Storm Karen, located over the eastern
Caribbean Sea.

1. Satellite images indicate that showers and thunderstorms continue
to become better organized in association with a low pressure
system located over the far eastern Atlantic a few hundred
miles southeast of the Cabo Verde Islands. Continued development
of this system is forecast, and a tropical depression or tropical
storm is expected to form tonight or on Monday while the disturbance
moves generally westward over the eastern tropical Atlantic at 15 to
20 mph. Interests in the Cabo Verde Islands should monitor the
progress of this disturbance. Regardless of development, this
system is likely to bring locally heavy rainfall and gusty winds to
portions of the southern Cabo Verde Islands as it passes to the
south of the area on Monday and early Tuesday.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...high...90 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...high...90 percent.

Public Advisories on Tropical Storm Karen are issued under WMO
header WTNT32 KNHC and under AWIPS header MIATCPAT2.
Forecast/Advisories on Tropical Storm Karen are issued under
WMO header WTNT22 KNHC and under AWIPS header MIATCMAT2.

Forecaster Cangialosi